Saucepan Brownies

Saucepan Brownies Recipe

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Mary Ann Hanson


This was my mom's recipe for brownies. She made them for every family get together. They were gone even before they hit the table! She was a home ec teacher and this was a recipe she used to test following directions. Use a wooden spoon as the directions indicate. I am just saying!!! She always said the kids that used a mixer never had them turn out. These make a great hot fudge brownie sundae!


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20 Min
25 Min


  • 1 stick
    margarine (mom always used margarine)
  • 1
    square unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 large
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts (optional)

How to Make Saucepan Brownies


  1. Melt chocolate and margarine in a large saucepan. Remove from heat.
  2. Beat in sugar until mixed and then all other ingredients using a wooden spoon. Beat til smooth.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time using the wooden spoon. Beat til mixture is smooth and well blended. Stir in nuts if using.
  4. Pour into greased 9x9 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. The top will be crackly and dry. The center will test done with a toothpick.

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About Saucepan Brownies

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #brownies

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