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Favorite Fudgy Brownies

I've made these moist brownies many times and they're always a hit. —June Formanek, Belle Plaine, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    16-20 brownies


  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour. Fold in chocolate chips and pecans if desired.
  • Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 243 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 107mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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  • lurky27
    Mar 10, 2010

    I enjoy brownies from a box more. Sorry!~ Theresa

  • nleather
    Mar 6, 2010

    Very easy and delicious. I will make this again.

  • tkarinas
    Jan 19, 2010

    Fudgy brownies are something my family loves, and will make many more times. This recipe is simple, delicious, and so easy to make, we'll be keeping it for a long time.

  • 111354
    Oct 24, 2008

    It was hard to tell when these were done. I did not know what it meant to have moist crumbs.Mary Ellen