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not your mama's brownies

(7 ratings)
Recipe by
'Ria Murphy
Bean Station, TN

I literally make these about twice a week. The whole family loves them and thinks I have something "super secret" I do to them to make them so good. I don't. I just get bored - so I add random ingredients. You'll see what I mean...

(7 ratings)
yield 9 -18
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For not your mama's brownies

  • 1 c
    bacon grease or crisco
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa (i like the super dark)
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • optional: 2 tbsp gran marinier liquor, or kahlua, or bailey's irish cream, or 1/4 c chocolate, white chocolate, peanut butter or butterscotch chips

How To Make not your mama's brownies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2
    Cream grease, eggs and sugar.
  • 3
    Pour in cocoa and flour - only mix until lumps are broken up and all ingredients are moist (brownies hate to be over worked).
  • 4
    Fold in any extra dry goods you might want to add here (crumbled oreos is a great add, as is crumbled vanilla wafers).
  • 5
    Bake for 18-20 minutes in 2 8x8 inch pans -or- bake for 40-45 minutes in a 9x9 inch pan (thicker brownies)depends on how gooey you like them.
  • 6
    Cool and serve! These are chewy brownies, not cakey brownies. Enjoy!

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