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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: 9
Calories: 280 kcal
  • 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
  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
Calories 280
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.