Better than Grandma's Brownies

Better than Grandma's Brownies

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Julie Lee
Recipe by  Julie Lee

“These are the best, but don't tell grandma!”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 2 dozen



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In double boiler over low heat, melt the chocolate and butter together, stirring frequently until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix together eggs, vanilla, salt and sugar. Beat with an electric mixer for 8 to 10 minutes. Slowly pour in chocolate mixture and flour. Stir in the walnuts. Spread batter evenly in the prepared pan
  4. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until the top is crackled. Let cool for 2 hours before cutting into squares.

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Bonnie W.

Bonnie W.

Best brownies ever! I didn't have the baking chocolate squares, but substituted 3 tablespoons baking cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon margarine for each ounce of baking squares. Melted all the margarine together, and added the cocoa powder with the flour to mix.Also, I only beat the mixture for 5 minutes. Very fudgy.

Teresa Neff

Teresa Neff

Wholy freaking cow! Are these the best brownies ever for me to eat! My mouth couldn't keep away from the pan! I am not a big sweet fan and these were not too sweet however they were very rich and CHOCOLATEY! Try icing them for the ultimate brownie experience!



My kids love this recipe! This was the first "from scratch" recipe I'd attempted. I will never go back to boxed mixes! My kids wouldn't allow it!! By the way, 20 minutes isn't enough to thoroughly cook the mixture. I go about 30 minutes. A more experienced cook might suggest the "toothpick inserted comes out clean" test.

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Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 266 cal
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs
  • 32.2 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 103 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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