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Cocoa Brownie Recipes

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When making brownies from scratch cocoa is frequently used rather than other chocolate products, such as chips. This is a page about cocoa brownies.


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  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup soft butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts


Greased 8x8 inch pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift dry ingredients together into large mixing bowl. Add butter, eggs, and vanilla. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed. Clean off beater and remove. Stir in nuts with a wooden spoon until just distributed. Turn into prepared pan and spread out to even thickness. Bake 20-22 minutes or until barely done. Mark, cool in pan on cake rack, then cut and store like brownies. Makes 16 (2 inch) brownies.
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January 19, 2010


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. (heaping) cocoa
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp. boiling water
  • 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup nuts, opt.


Mix dry ingredients. Add butter, then boiling water. Mix well. Add eggs and mix thoroughly. Add vanilla and nuts.


Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 minutes in 11x7 inch pan.

By Robin from Washington, Ia


Cocoa Brownies

My husband just asked me for brownies last night and all I have is cocoa to work with. These will be perfect!

Robin, I live in West Chester, right near by! Love to hear from you sometime. (08/24/2009)

By Jane

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