Easy from Scratch Brownies Recipe
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4.6 from 5 votes

Easy From Scratch Brownies

Crispy on the outside and soft, chewy, rich and fudgy on the inside, these are the perfect brownies.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brownies, Chewy, Chocolate, Dessert, From Scratch, Homemade, Quick and Easy, Sweet
Category: Cakes
Cooking Method: Bake
Difficulty: Super Easy
Development Status: Finished
Servings: 15 brownies
Calories: 341kcal
Author: Valerie Cooper


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 8 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ cups walnuts chopped


  • Pre-heat oven to 325° F.
  • Melt the butter and mix in the cocoa powder.
  • In a separate bowl mix together the sugar, eggs, flour, vanilla extract, and salt.
  • Add the two mixtures together and mix well.
  • Mix in the nuts.
  • Pour into a greased 9×13 pan.
  • Bake on the middle rack for 40 minutes.



Serving: 1brownie | Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 440IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.3mg