Chewy Cocoa Brownies

Laura Geese


My family absolutely LOVES brownies. Before I left my job to become a stay-at-home-mom again, I used to use store bought mixes, but out of necessity, I started making them from scratch. They are not only economical but they are easy to make and taste DELICIOUS!

My son and husband love this recipe. They like them a little bit undercooked so they are soft and chewy. I have made them with white and milk chocolate chips, peanut butter, walnuts, and even thin mints to make mint brownies. The possibilities are ENDLESS!!


★★★★★ 7 votes

15 Min
25 Min


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  • 1 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 stick
    buttter or margarine, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    chopped nuts, optional

How to Make Chewy Cocoa Brownies


  1. PREHEAT oven to 350*F. Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan. (I use a smaller pan to make the brownies a bit thicker)
  2. COMBINE sugar, butter and water in large bowl. Stir in eggs and vanilla extract.
  3. COMBINE flour, cocoa,
    baking powder and salt in medium bowl; stir into sugar mixture. Stir in nuts. Spread into prepared baking pan.
  4. BAKE for 18 - 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky.
    Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Makes approximately 2 dozen brownies

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About Chewy Cocoa Brownies

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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