The Best Fudge Brownie Recipe

Every mother’s recipe book is rooted in a few classic recipes that span the years and that please both kids and adults. Recipes like these often include tips for the family’s favorite cookies, casseroles and in this case the very BEST fudge brownies! With this recipe in hand, you cannot go wrong. These sweet treats will be a recipe that you will want to save for years to come and that will have your friends and family asking for more. Here’s everything that you need to know about having the best fudge brownie recipe to bake with the kids.

The Best Fudge Brownie Recipe
"Chocolate Beetroot Brownies" by Sarah is licensed under CC BY 2.0


  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup plus unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 rounded teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, cold
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F and grease the bottom and sides of an 8-inch square baking pan.
  2. Melt butter and combine sugar, cocoa powder and the salt.
  3. Stir in vanilla and add eggs, one at a time, stirring vigorously.
  4. Add the flour and stir until fully incorporated and stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Spread evenly in lined pan and bake 20 to 25 minutes

Yield: 1 dozen brownies

Let the brownies cool for easy cutting or if you are looking for an extra sweet treat, serve them warm with toppings like whip cream, fudge drizzles, or ice cream. The best part of this amazing brownie recipe is that it is the perfect base recipe if you are interested in adding in other indulgences like chopped nuts, small candies, and more for a more personalized taste and texture. Save this recipe to your recipe box and it might even become one that you pass down through the years.

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