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Small Batch Brownies

 Small Batch Brownies
If the dessert just has to be chocolate, these rich fudgy brownies are a perfect solution for your family. And you can pretty them up with a dusting of powdered sugar. —Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon confectioners' sugar, optional


  • In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool
  • slightly.
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg and vanilla; gradually whisk in sugar.
  • Stir in chocolate mixture. Combine the flour, cocoa and salt;
  • gradually add to chocolate mixture.
  • Transfer to a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake
  • at 350° for 12-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Dust
  • with confectioners' sugar if desired.
  • Yield: 6 servings.

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Small Batch Brownies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 brownie equals 179 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.