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Easiest Brownies Ever Recipe
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Easiest Brownies Ever

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"Minimal ingredients and procedures in this recipe won me over but only secondarily to the super chocolate taste and chewy texture."

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Original recipe makes 12 brownies Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    30 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x11 inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the butter and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract. Mix in the flour, salt and cocoa powder just until moistened. Stir in the walnuts, if using. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the top is dry and the edges begin to pull away from the sides of the pan. Cool before cutting into squares.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 26, 2006

Very nice, quick brownies. I didn't have a 9x11 pan, so I used a 9x9 pan, but I had to cook them a little longer which caused them to think about burning on the bottom. So try and use a 9x11. And I put semi-sweet chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in them. The butterscotch were lousy (they were too sweet), but the semi-sweet chips were nice. I imagine peanut butter chips would be nice in this. You don't need icing with this brownie, because it's just perfect on it's own. Not too sweet and very chocolatey. Huzzah! I'll make this one again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 04, 2006

I didn't like these at all. I followed the recipe exactly and the batter seemed a little too pasty. TAfter I baked them they came out too dry and I know I didn't over bake them. They were also too chocolately for my taste. I certainly won't be making these again.


102 Ratings

Mar 16, 2008

I made these brownies one Saturday afternoon when I had a sudden urge for brownies. Having no "mixes" on hand, I came here and found this recipe. It was easy to make and turned out wonderful! I ended making them in a 9x13 pan because I don't have a 9x11 and I thought a 9x9 would be too thick. They turned out fairly thin, but still moist, chewy and very chocolaty! My husband loved them, too, and he's a hard critic when it comes to desserts. These actually remind me of a mix between fudge and a brownie, both so good!! I will be making these again. Thanks for the great recipe.

Jan 31, 2006

Okay, okay..thats it..I have reached chocolate heaven..pray for me...don't change a thing with this recipe except your waistline.

May 01, 2006

Delicious! And quite easy too. These brownies were extremely rich though, but I liked how I could find all the ingredients in my kitchen-didn't have to buy anything. I coudln't find any walnuts though, and am sure it would have been even more delicious with them. Still terrific though-definetely a keeper!

Feb 04, 2006

WOW...This was the first time I made brownies other than the "instant" kind, and they were SOOOO delicious! My room-mates couldn't get enough either. This recipe will be the undoing of all of our new years resolutions! So easy, and SOO good!

Oct 15, 2006

I love how extremely easy to make these were. I used only about 3/4 cups of butter because that's all I had but, they turned out perfect - delicious and very chocolatey. I will be making these again.

May 29, 2006

This was the worst brownie recipe ever. It was way too pasty, had a flour like taste and ended up being way to chocolately, and I am a chocohloic. I wound not reccomend this recipe to anyone.


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  • Calories
  • 361 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 23.8 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 129 mg
  • 5%

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

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