Best Cocoa Brownies Recipe | Yummly

Best Cocoa Brownies

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  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (65 grams, may vary by brands, natural or Dutch-process)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (or a heaping 1/4 teaspoon flaky salt, as I used)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs (cold)
  • 1/2 cup flour (all-purpose)
  • 2/3 cup walnut (or pecan pieces, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium2% DV50mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs7% DV22g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories190Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Hilary Payano 4 months ago
    Amazing they were delicious and I used gluten free flour as a substitute
    YumChef 5 months ago
    Delicious! Used gluten free flour & substituted eggs with applesauce.
    Megan 6 months ago
    great! i used hot chocolate mix and reduced the sugar to 1/2 cup
    Judy Tech 7 months ago
    Lots of butter, lots of cocoa, lots of sugar.... How can it go wrong?!
    Painter 7 months ago
    wonderful, chocolatey brownies!!!
    SavvyHomeChef 8 months ago
    Awesome - very very chocolatey
    Damian a year ago
    My family and I love these!!
    Sara G. 2 years ago
    Great! Just always need cool longer than directions say
    Kaliegh Jewell 2 years ago
    Really good! I added a little bit of crisco to make sure I got that chewy soft brownie texture! Flavor is perfect!
    Gomez 2 years ago
    I added semi-sweet chocolate chips. Delicious!
    Lisa Michaux 2 years ago
    It was super easy and pretty good !
    Danette 2 years ago
    These were amazing! 10/10 would make again
    super easy! i will make this again.
    Dawn 2 years ago
    Great, except I over baked them a few minutes. They still tasted delicious, and my house smelled like a donut shop!
    Turned out good! I used small muffin tins and made brownie bites. I’d say 25 minutes would be perfect, I did about 28 minutes and they would have benefited from coming out a couple earlier. Good cocoa rich flavor, fluffy, and not too sweet. Good crunch on the top and I dusted with powdered sugar.
    Mary 2 years ago
    Best brownie recipe ever. Turns out the same — delicious — every time. Crispy bottom and sides, shiny crackly top, dense chocolate center. Not cake-y and not gooey. Perfect.
    Crystal V. 2 years ago
    My boyfriend said they were the best brownies he’s ever had!
    Adela Rodriguez 2 years ago
    It has a strange taste to it but it’s clearly chocolate. It’s strong and something you’d definitely eat with hot chocolate or milk.
    Edie Bisby 2 years ago
    This recipe is really good I added a 1/2 of chocolate morsels because my family loves chocolate. This left the brownies very moist and delicious!
    Deer 2 years ago
    Too much cocoa, too bitter, but the consistency is good!
    Lindsey Rowe 2 years ago
    Great! And very fun to make with my 11 year old!
    KarrenRose 2 years ago
    It was good really rich
    Biggars 2 years ago
    Follow recipe exact and found them to be kind of muddy. They were ok and quick to make
    Sarah Foose 2 years ago
    My go-to brownie recipe, Always a hit. Bakes about ten to fifteen minutes longer for me but I live in the mountains. I also love Deb’s “Favorite Brownies” if I have baking chocolate on hand instead of cocoa or if I want them even fudgier. These are the fudgiest cocoa brownies I’ve ever witnessed. Not to be missed!
    Was perfect I was finally able to accomplish making a favourite closely to my husbands step mothers own. Will be using this recipe again. ❤️
    Alicia 2 years ago
    So yummy!! I used self raising gluten free flour and worked just as well
    Marshall 2 years ago
    Very good! Chewy, chocolaty, a definite keeper!!
    Williams 2 years ago
    I substituted avocado for butter, the batter was a little chunky due to the avocado but tastes great!
    Anamaria Nikić 2 years ago
    Great cookies, little too much cocoa, but great
    Iva Kuehnel 2 years ago
    really good. change the vanilla for vanilla sugar and reduced the amount of sugar a bit, also used almonds instead of walnuts.