Chewy Fudgy Homemade Brownies

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Thick chewy homemade brownies made completely from scratch. You will never make a box mix again! This is by far one of the hubs favorite desserts!


And quite honestly they are becoming one of my go to pregnancy cravings — yay for finally having an appetite back! {Hopefully this hyperemesis gravidarum aka devil in disguise is gone for good}

With this pregnancy baby Roo is definitely topping the charts as weirdest cravings I have ever had during pregnancy…chocolate and zucchini…

I mean who doesn’t love chocolately goodness?! Or so I tell myself. Anyways, enough about us — on to the brownies!

Brownies from Scratch

This homemade brownie recipe is incredibly easy to make –I seriously could not have it any other way. But then again, I am one that cannot for the life of me make boxed mac-n-cheese {crunchy noodle soup disaster}…easy is always the best!

Brownies Recipe

I absolutely adore that this recipe is just a simple mix, bake, and enjoy! You don’t even need a mixer! 

Easy Brownie Recipe

If you’re looking for a healthy chocolate brownie recipe, then these aren’t for you because these homemade brownies are an indulgent chocoholics dream come true.

How to Make Brownies

And just wait until you try these homemade brownies with a little melted vanilla ice cream on the side. Perfection. Pure brownie love.

Brownie Recipe

This classic brownie recipe is delicious as is –trust me they are already filled with rich chocolate insanity! But for a chocoholic a little extra chocolate never hurts 😉

Chewy Homemade Brownies

Best Brownie Recipe

Thick chewy homemade brownies made completely from scratch. You will never make a box mix again!

Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1/3 cup Butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened Cocoa
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetables Oil
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ¾ cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt


  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and the sugar.
  2. Add in the cocoa, vanilla, vegetable oil, and eggs and mix well.
  3. Stir in the flour, baking soda, and salt last.
  4. Mix until well combined and so no lumps remain.
  5. Spread the batter into a greased 8x8 baking dish.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the brownies comes out clean.
  7. Let the brownies cool before cutting.


Optional topping for brownies include: powdered sugar, chocolate chips, powdered sugar + milk glaze, chocolate syrup, caramel, and butterscotch chips.

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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A simple and classic family favorite!


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