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Chewy Chocolatey Homemade Brownies


  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 c. butter melted (or 1 c. applesauce, for lighter brownies)
  • 6 T. cocoa
  • 2 c. flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c. nuts optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Cream together butter and sugar in a stand mixer or electric hand mixer. Add eggs one at a time.
  • Add vanilla and cocoa. Mix together until combined.
  • Add flour one cup at a time and mix until combined. Stir in the nuts with a wooden spoon.
  • Pour batter in a greased 9x13 pan and bake 30-35 minutes.