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Dump Bars Recipe
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Dump Bars

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"This is the most awesome brownie that I have ever tasted!"

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9x13 inch pan Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    50 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla until well blended. Combine the flour, cocoa, and salt; mix into the egg mixture until just moistened. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan. Sprinkle chocolate chips over the top.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in preheated oven, or until brownies start to pull away from the sides of the pan. Allow to cool before cutting into squares.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 15, 2003

Yum! Sinful and awesome. One tip: only use the recommended pan size. I used a smaller pan the first time I made them, hoping to make fatter brownies, and it did NOT work out. But with the right pan size the second time they were perfect.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 27, 2005

Oh my gosh, these brownies were terrible. I thought as a surprise I would make my kids dessert. After dinner I gave them these brownies. My daughters tried to be polite, but gave them the thumbs down and spit them out! I'm a foody and love to cook and anybody can tell you dump bars are awful. They are wayyyyyyyyy..... toooo.... Dry and crumble in your hands. It's like eating styrofoam, only this is worse. Save your time, and your cocoa powder! Two thumbs down.


151 Ratings

May 09, 2005

WOW! These are amazing! I needed something fast last night to bake for my dh lunch today. As soon as I took them out of the oven, the kids were eating them! I did add 1/2 the chips to the batter and right after I took them out of the oven I used a strainer and dusted powdered sugar on top. Here is a hint to cut hot brownies, *use a plastic knife and they will cut nice without sticking! I will be making these often and highly recommend! Thanks for the great recipe!

Jan 10, 2011

Oh my goodness...YUM! Other than mixing in 1/2 cup of chips in the batter, I followed the recipe exactly. They came out awesome!

Oct 08, 2008

6, 7, 8 stars? I wish I could give it more! Delicious brownie, easy and so quick to make. I couldn't stand the idea of putting a full cup of oil so I did half canola oil and half apple sauce and it is just FANTASTIC!! (Edited to add that I did make it with the full cup of oil one time and it was very nice that way too! Still a BIG lunchbox hit!)

Nov 10, 2007

THE BEST BROWNIES FROM SCRATCH EVER!!! I love how these only needed a few ingredients that you are likely to always have on hand! I threw some crumbled chocolate bars and peanut butter cups left over from OCT 31 and some caramel apple dip on top and VOILA! These were to die for...no need for mixes anymore!

Feb 02, 2008

Very impressive!! I used 2 Jumbo eggs and 1 Large egg-they came out very fudgy and yummy!! I also put some flour on the chocolate chips so they wouldn't sink to the bottom. Definitely a keeper for quick brownies!!

Dec 10, 2007

I have an almost identical recipe in a cookbook, and I use it all the time! I use slightly more flour (which yields a fatter cakeier brownie) and more chocolate chips than the recipe calls for. I also have tried mixing in 1/2 a bag of chips, then sprinkling the other half on top. It's hard to go wrong with these bars!


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  • Calories
  • 224 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 1.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 113 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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