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sliced homemade fudge brownies, from Shelf Cooking
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5 from 1 vote

Easy Fudge Brownie Recipe

These go perfectly with a glass of milk or a scoop of ice cream. Try adding ½ c. of chopped nuts or leftover Halloween candy for an extra crunch.
Prep Time5 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, fudge brownies
Servings: 9 brownies


  • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line an 8x8 square baking pan with foil.
  • In a large bowl, combine melted butter and cocoa powder. Whisk until combined, then add in brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Stir in flour and salt until just incorporated, then mix in chocolate chips and other desired additions (nut, candy, etc.)
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the toothpick comes out barely clean. They will continue to cook as they cool.
  • Allow brownies to rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing. Serve, and enjoy!


Want to know our favorite brownie hack? You can stir in a few tablespoons of Hershey’s syrup for an extra decadent treat.