Fudge Brownies

I like this recipe because it's inexpensive, easy and the brownies are moist and fudgy. Plus, clean up is a snap. You dirty one pan, 1 baking dish and 1 mixing spoon. ;-) The secret here is not to over bake, unless you prefer a cake like brownie. I use an 8 by 8 inch glass baking dish.


  • 1 stick margarine
  • 2 oz unsweetened Baker's chocolate
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup nuts (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Melt margarine and chocolate together over low heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

Add all other ingredients except eggs. Mix to blend. Add eggs and beat well by hand.

Pour into 8 by 8 inch (or close) glass baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes (depending on oven). Cool, cut and enjoy.

Source: Unknown. Recipe is 50 years old.

By Linda Sarvis from La Porte, IN

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December 7, 2009


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 package (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
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  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease bottom only of 8x8x2 inch pan.

Melt butter and (6 oz) package of chocolate chips in 2 quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until melted.

Remove from heat.

Stir in remaining ingredients (except nuts and 1/2 cup chocolate chips.) Stir until smooth then add your nuts and remaining chocolate chips. Spread in pan with rubber spatula.

Bake at 350 degrees F until center is set about 30 minutes. Let brownies cool completely, then cut.

Makes about 20 brownies.

By imaqt1962

Adapted From The Alpha Bakery Children's Cookbook
This is a cookbook for children with recipes from a-z published by General Mills/Betty Crocker in 1991.

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