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Basic Brownies

"This recipe uses a pre-made mix that keeps for several weeks at room temperature. Add the following ingredients to the mix to make Brownies. You can look at the recipe for Basic Cookie Mix here at! Use 2 cups for this recipe."
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45 m servings 145 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 squares (approx.))


  • Calories:
  • 145 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 122 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x9 inch pan.
  2. Lightly beat egg and add to Basic Cookie Mix.
  3. Melt butter over low heat and add to mixture. Stir in water, vanilla, cocoa, and nuts. Mix well.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or until top springs back when touched. Cool and cut into squares.


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The basic recipe is about as good as it gets. Nothing fancy about it. Tastes great.

Very good and easy to whip up. I made these for a school bake sale and they turned out fantastic. They were a cake-like brownie. Tasty.

These are perfect! I have been looking for a good recipe since I lost my favorite one in a move. I keep the "basic cookie mix made" and they only take 5 minutes to mix and 25 minutes to bake. 30...

This recipe was super all the way around. It was so quick and easy and baked up perfectly. I added a little more cocoa and some rainbow chips and it was awesome. Thanks! I also love having the b...

Excellent. My crew was stoked to find brownies on the menu at the end of supper tonight. Because I was out, I swapped the pecans for almonds. Quite tasty indeed!