Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This chewy brownie came from my mom's old Betty Crocker cookbook, and is our all time favorite brownie recipe. Everyone always says these are the best brownies they've ever had.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate and shortening in microwave, checking every 30 seconds to see if the shortening is melted. Do not let chocolate burn. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in sugar. Cool chocolate mixture until lukewarm. Add eggs and mix well. Add flour and nuts if using, and stir until well blended. Spread into a greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Bake at 350F for 30 to 35 minutes. Do not overbake. Score top of brownies a few minutes after you remove them from the oven. Don't cut all the way through the brownie until they are completely cool.


Most Helpful

How about these for a quick & easy chocolate fix ~ They're very moist brownies & certainly don't need any kind of sweet topping, although I DID serve the first few with small bit of strawberry sauce that I'd made! Also used slivered almonds this time around! Thanks for sharing a great recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adopted orphan chefs at the end of this Spring's Pick-A-Chef]

Sydney Mike May 21, 2008

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