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Simple Brownie Recipe

Updated on August 5, 2014


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 by 9 inch baking pan.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the brownie begins to pull away from edges of pan. Let cool on a wire rack before cutting into squares.

Ingredients & Mixing

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

In a medium size bowl, mix together the oil, sugar, and vanilla. Beat in the eggs. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt; gradually stir into the egg mixture until well mixed in. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.

Simple Brownie Recipe

3.1 stars from 94 ratings of Simple Brownie Recipe

This Recipe Is Short and Simple

This Brownie Recipe is so easy, even kids can do it! make sure it's ok with mom or dad first ;).. With this easy homemade brownies recipe you'll never buy the boxes of brownie mix from the store again.

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Family Size Portion :-)

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Nutrional Facts

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 Brownie
Calories 133
Calories from Fat36
% Daily Value *
Fat 4 g6%
Saturated fat 2 g10%
Carbohydrates 23 g8%
Protein 15 g30%
Cholesterol 24 mg8%
Sodium 133 mg6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Make Your Brownie Squares Perfect With This Baking Mold


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      Jah-Cynth Hackshaw 16 months ago

      They were a little thick, so I added some water to have a perfect consistency, there in the oven and look great!!

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      Deb 23 months ago

      These brownies are so easy and delicious. Way better than store bought ones.

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      brownieyum 3 years ago

      no problem, i love this recipe i do.. hope everyone else does too, store bought things have become so over rated, figured i'd share something simple you could do from home :-)

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      RTalloni 3 years ago from the short journey

      Love truly homemade chocolate brownies-thanks for a nice little small-batch recipe.