Cocoa Brownies

Yield: 16 or 25 brownie squares

It doesn't get any better than these Cocoa Brownies! Rich, chewy, AND gooey. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Cocoa Brownies[/caption] Brownies have always been one of my all time favorite desserts....

15 Responses to “Cocoa Brownies”

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    Maria — December 22, 2010 at 12:52 am

    I have made these brownies, love them! I could go for a few right now:)

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    Cornelius the Pig — December 22, 2010 at 5:57 am

    these look like the perfect kind of brownie – fudgey with a crinkle top – beautiful picture, too!

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    cakeje van eigen deeg — December 22, 2010 at 8:33 pm

    this recipe does sounds easy and quick! most good recipe do require lots of chocolate, or a couple of bowls. that's why I went for a brownie mix this weekend. I'll try this recipe for sure!!

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    Jenn — December 25, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    I just made these and the husband could not get enough of it! FANTASTIC recipe!!! I sprinkled two crushed candy cane into the mix. Thanks for posting. I'm now a fan! Merry Christmas!

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    runnergirl — January 15, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    I am going to make these today!

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    Rebecca — July 19, 2012 at 2:22 am

    I just made these today and they're insanely fudgy!! I had trouble cutting into them. How did you get yours to look so neatly cut?

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    Pam — September 28, 2014 at 5:41 pm

    These are THE BEST brownies I’ve ever eaten!! They were much like a fourless cake. Chocolate Heaven!!! Thank you so much for the recipe! Oh! And SO EASY to make!!

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      Tessa — September 29, 2014 at 5:25 pm

      Wonderful! Glad you enjoyed 🙂

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    Sal — December 18, 2015 at 7:03 am

    I’ve just made it, and it does get crinkly, just the way I like it! However, I forgot the salt. I’m so sad… How could I have done that? Oh, well, I’ll remember next time. Thank you!

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    Bre — January 24, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    I made these on a whim today and they are the best from-scratch brownies I have made! They were super easy, and they weren’t too cakey like most of the brownie recipes I have tried. They were fudgy and super rich.Yum!

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    Saarah kahlon — April 24, 2016 at 2:43 pm

    I love this recipe tessa! It’s 2:40 am in Pakistan right now and I just got done baking them!
    My 10 year old follows this recipe easily and has made these brownies 4 times! I’m not allowed in the kitchen when he’s in the mood to be independent!
    One question though, what is the reason for mixing with a wooden spoon and not an electric mixture?

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      Tessa — April 24, 2016 at 5:29 pm

      Wow, that’s awesome Saarah! Great question. Mixing with a wooden spoon instead of an electric mixer helps ensure the brownies stay chewy and rich, instead of light and cakey. An electric mixer would incorporate more air, causing that cake-like texture. Hope that helps 🙂

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    Janrio — May 25, 2016 at 8:23 am

    Hi! This recipe is great… super easy and delicious.. have one problem though,i didnt get the top to be crinkly like yours on the pic.. and while baking, it formed big bubbles on top… 🙁

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    Anna — August 25, 2017 at 7:19 am

    Hello, I l absolutely love your blog. I baked these twice and they were so yummy but didn’t get crinkly on top. I believe I followed all the instructions. Could there be something I did wrong? Thank you!


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