Homemade Brownie Recipe

easy homemade brownies recipe

These brownies are melt in your mouth delicious! As many of you know, I’m not the best baker in the world. I can cook up a mean dinner, but when it comes to baking, I’m more of a “follow directions on the box” kind of girl. 😉

This Homemade Brownie Recipe is frugal too!

However, brownie mixes are not on sale very often, so I had to come up with a more frugal way to enjoy brownies after dinner. I finally decided to make my own Homemade brownie recipe.  I can make up a batch of these brownies for under $.50. If I get the ingredients on sale, this recipe is even cheaper!

the tastiest brownie recipeThis recipe  is for an 8×8 pan, so it is perfect for my family. That way we don’t have much left overs.

The kids love them. Every time we have made them, they have been fabulous. This is your fail-proof brownie recipe.

Homemade Brownies
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  • ½ cup butter melted (you can use ¼ cup of butter and it will still be yummy)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour (you can use ¼ cup whole wheat and ¼ cup of regular flour)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8 inch square pan. (you can flour it too, but I don't)
  2. Stir sugar, eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in the melted butter. Beat in ⅓ cup cocoa, ½ cup flour, salt, and baking powder by hand.
  3. Spread batter into pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool for about 10 minutes before cutting.

Now you can easily convert this recipe into a 9×13 pan – just double the recipe! Enjoy!

You can make them may different ways to jazz them up:


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