One brownie leaning on top of another brownie surrounded by brownie bits next to a glass of milk all on a white surface


Brownies are an easy, quick way to have a delicious chocolate dessert. Top them with powdered sugar for an extra little pop of flavor.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, chocolate, sweet, vanilla extract
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 9
Calories 287kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda


  • Preheat oven to 325F
  • Grease an 8×8 baking dish
  • In medium saucepan combine sugar, butter, and water
  • Cook over medium heat until boiling
  • Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips until melted and smooth
  • Mix in the eggs and vanilla
  • Combine the flour and baking soda and stir into the chocolate mixture
  • Spread evenly into the baking dish
  • Bake for 30-45 minutes or until brownies have set and toothpick comes out clean


Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 74mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 2.5mg