Brownies from Scratch Recipe


Who doesn’t love a good brownie? I mean, seriously. Chocolate. Sweet. Dessert. Top with powdered sugar and we have a winner! I love these brownies from scratch, no worries about what they put in that boxed stuff, and they are made from ingredients that I always have on hand. Sometimes we are out of the chocolate chips, but only if I eat them the chocolate chip gnomes eat them all!

2-side-by-sideThe boys sure do have a sweet tooth and loved the brownies!

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Course: Dessert
Servings: 9
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  1. Preheat oven to 325
  2. Grease an 8×8 baking dish
  3. In medium saucepan combine sugar, butter, and water
  4. Cook over medium heat until boiling
  5. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips until melted and smooth
  6. Mix in the eggs and vanilla
  7. Combine the flour and baking soda and stir into the chocolate mixture
  8. Spread evenly into the baking dish
  9. Bake for 30-45 minutes or until brownies have set and toothpick comes out clean

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