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easy brownie recipe
Easy Homemade Brownies Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

I spent several years in search of the best homemade brownie recipe. My search is over, this is it. These homemade brownies are not only decadent and delicious, they are also super simple to make! 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked goods, brownies, desserts
Servings: 16 Brownies
Calories: 156 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder I like Hershey's brand the best
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter. Remove from heat, and stir in sugar, eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat in 1/3 cup cocoa, 1/2 cup flour, salt, and baking powder.
  3. Gently fold in chocolate chips and then spread batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Do not overcook.
  5. Eat and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy Homemade Brownies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 Brownie)
Calories 156 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 101mg4%
Potassium 55mg2%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.