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quick and easy brownies stacked up 3 high on a white plate

Quick and Easy Brownies

Quick and easy brownies that you can make in one bowl. The brownies are thick and fudgy and loaded with chocolate!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 brownies
Calories 154kcal
Author Kristine Underwood


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate baking chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line an 8 x 8 pan with parchment or foil.
  • Melt butter in the microwave and set aside to cool slightly.
  • In a medium size bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, sea salt, and baking powder until evenly combined.
  • Add eggs and vanilla extract and stir until smooth.
  • Stir in chocolate baking chips.
  • Add butter and mix until just combined.
  • Pour batter in a prepared 8 x 8 pan and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Allow brownies to cool for 15 minutes prior to removing from pan and slicing.
  • Store in an airtight container for 3-4 days or freeze.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 46mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.6mg