Best Brownies



1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
2/3 cup (unsweetened) cocoa powder
4 eggs
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven fully to 350°F. Grease a 13x9-inch pan. (We use a non-stick cooking spray.)

Mix softened butter with the cocoa in a bowl.

In a separate large bowl, whisk the eggs. Then whisk in the sugar and vanilla.

Add the butter and cocoa mixture to the large bowl. Mix all ingredients until combined.

Now add flour, salt and baking powder to large bowl. Stir until combined. Do not overmix.

Pour batter into a 13x9-inch greased pan. Bake on middle rack in oven for 25 minutes. Allow to cool in pan before cutting into bars.

Be careful not to overbake! Even if it looks like it’s not quite done, it will harden in the pan.

Store by wrapping with plastic wrap so they don’t dry out.

Or, freeze brownies individually in ziploc bag (squeeze out air). Warm back up or freshen by heating up in the microwave.


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Best Brownies

These delicious sounding brownies are next to bake on my dessert list! T
I have a favorite Brownie recipe we love and it’s very much like this one with 2 exceptions:
(1) Flour is increased from 1 C to 1 1/2 C
(2) Baking Powder is omitted
FYI: In order to get thick brownies like those shown in the picture, decrease pan size and adjust cooking time and possibly decrease oven temp if pan is significantly smaller than size recipe calls for. But I always try recipes as written first go around.

Great recipe post it seems

Great recipe post it seems amazing and delicious!!

Best brownies ever, melt in

Best brownies ever, melt in your mouth.

I made these brownies

I made these brownies yesterday and I have never enjoyed a brownie more than these. They are absolutely the best my wife and I have ever tasted. I will be making them a lot. Thanks for this delicious recipe.

This has become my go-to

This has become my go-to brownie recipe. So easy, and so delicious and fudgey (these are not cakey).