Fudge Brownies Recipe

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Fudge Brownies Recipe
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Fudge Brownies Recipe

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5 11 14
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True to their name, these rich frosted bars from Inez Orsburn are BIG on chocolate flavor! "My family has enjoyed this special treat for years," relates this avid baker and cake decorator from DeMotte, Indiana.
Recommended: Our Best Fudge Recipes
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts
  • ICING:
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 squares (1-1/2 ounces) unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Additional chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Combine flour, cocoa and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in vanilla and walnuts. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until brownies test done. Cool for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, for icing, melt the butter and chocolate. Place in a mixing bowl. Add half of the confectioners' sugar; mix well. Add milk, vanilla and remaining sugar and beat until smooth. Spread immediately over warm brownies. Sprinkle with nuts if desired. Yield: 36 servings.
Originally published as Fudge Brownies in Taste of Home April/May 1994, p63

  • 1-1/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts
  • ICING:
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 squares (1-1/2 ounces) unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Additional chopped walnuts, optional
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Combine flour, cocoa and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in vanilla and walnuts. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until brownies test done. Cool for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, for icing, melt the butter and chocolate. Place in a mixing bowl. Add half of the confectioners' sugar; mix well. Add milk, vanilla and remaining sugar and beat until smooth. Spread immediately over warm brownies. Sprinkle with nuts if desired. Yield: 36 servings.
Originally published as Fudge Brownies in Taste of Home April/May 1994, p63

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SharonSeaman User ID: 8340640 233812
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2015

"This is my favourite recipe for brownies. My family and friends love them. Rich, moist, and the recipe is easily adaptable for gluten free. Best brownies ever!"

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patti47 User ID: 7258623 6295
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2013

"I have made these brownies for years by request from my kids. We all love them and are so easy to make. I also love that is makes such a large batch, as I have a large family and they go very fast. Simply one of the best I have ever tried."

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chickie53 User ID: 4465526 3556
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2013

"Sinfully the best brownies to die for, share with someone you love with all your heart!"

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chickie53 User ID: 4465526 11804
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2013

"Sinfully the best brownies to die for"

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Sweet Pea964 User ID: 4020795 7885
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2012

"I absolutely love this recipe! I just wish it had the nutrition facts."

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Meredith1975 User ID: 3486009 5424
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2011

"Very good recipe! Left off the nuts, didn't do the icing, but added peanut butter chips. I would definitely make again!"

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elmo124 User ID: 4807987 7202
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2010

"These brownies are delicious! I made them in a 13x9x2 pan. It added about 15 minutes to the baking time. My husband says these are the best brownies he's ever had!"

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tatimei User ID: 1266297 7113
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2010

"I have used this recipe since it was published in your magazne. Simetimes I switch it up and do a coconut topping and drizzle with semi-sweet chocolate. German chocolate brownies. Yum..."

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tkarinas User ID: 4389335 7884
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2009

"Fudge brownies make an awesome cookie and this is one we will be making many more times. It's definitely a keeper."

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Nana2Livi User ID: 4406324 5449
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2009

"Oops, sorry, I forgot to mention that I always make mine with pecans. We're kinda pecan nuts here in Georgia."

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