Chocolate Fudge Brownies from scratch are a cinch to make. These Easy Homemade Brownies without a box use a handful of pantry staples to make a chewy brownie that rivals any box mix.
Easy Homemade Brownies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
 

Chocolate Fudge Brownies from scratch are a cinch to make. These Easy Homemade Brownies without a box use a handful of pantry staples to make a chewy brownie that rivals any box mix. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brownies, Brownies without a Box, Easy Homemade Brownies, grandma's homemade brownies, Homemade Brownies
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Barbara
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional
Instructions
  1. With a mixer, cream shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla until smooth using medium speed.

  2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder.

  3. Add dry ingredients in 3 additions to the wet ingredient, mixing until just combined on low speed.

  4. If adding nuts, stir in until just mixed.

  5. Pour into a greased 9 x 9 inch pan.

  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Recipe Notes