Easy Chocolate Brownies stacked 3 high with a bite taken from the top one
5 from 4 votes

Easy Chocolate Brownies

This recipe makes indulgent, fudgy brownies that are studded with extra chocolate chips for added decadence.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword Brownies, chocolate brownies, fudge brownie recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 brownies
Calories 358 kcal


  • 2 cups butter cut into pieces
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate chopped (I use 54% Cocoa solids)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 3 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • ½ cup cocoa powder sifted
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF/180ºC/155ºC and grease 13x9 inch baking pan

  2. Melt the and butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring until melted. Remove from heat and stir in the chopped chocolate until it's melted and smooth. 

  3. Stir in the sugar and brown sugar right into the pot. Whisk in the eggs & egg yolks one at a time, then the vanilla & salt.

  4. With a wooden spoon, stir in the flour and cocoa powder until evenly combined.  Fold in the chocolate chips.

  5. Spread into the pan. place the pan in the oven and set your timer for 25 minutes.

  6. When the timer goes off, open the oven, pull the shelf out and gently shake the pan. If the brownie wobbles in the middle, it’s not quite done so slide it back in and bake for another 5 minutes until the top has a shiny, papery crust and the sides are just beginning to come away from the pan.

  7. Remove from the oven and cool the brownies for at least an hour before removing from the pan and slicing.

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chocolate Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 358 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 197mg 8%
Potassium 174mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 22g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 10.6%
Calcium 3.3%
Iron 14.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.