Chef mariajane's Note:
This is just a basic brownie recipe with a few variations!! So easy and yet you can make them to your own tastes -
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- 1Preheat oven to 350°F Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
- 2Microwave sugar, butter and water in large microwave-safe bowl on high power for 4-5 minutes or until mixture bubbles, stirring once. Remove from heat. Add chocolate baking squares; stir until melted.
- 3Stir in eggs one at a time until incorporated. Stir in vanilla. Add flour, baking soda and salt; stir well. Stir in nuts. Pour into prepared baking pan.
- 4Bake for 15-20 minutes or untill wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly sticky. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
- 5FOR THE SAUCEPAN METHOD: Heat sugar, butter and water in medium saucepan just to boiling, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add chocolate baking squares; stir until melted. Proceed as above.
- 6CREAM CHEESE BROWNIE VARIATION; Prepare brownie batter; do not pour in pan. Beat 8oz. softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, and 1 teaspoons vanilla in small mixer bowl until smooth. Beat in 1 egg. pour brownie batter into pan. Spoon cream cheese mixture over top; swirl with spoon. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
- 7PEANUT BUTTER BROWNIE BROWNIE VARIATION: Prepare brownie batter without nuts; do not pour into pan; combine 1/2 cup peanut butter, 3 tablespoons granulated sugar and 2 tablespoons milk in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 45 seconds; stir until smooth. Pour brownie batter into pan. Spoon peanut butter mixture over top; swirl with spoon. Bake 20-25 minutes.
- 8ROCKY ROAD BROWNIE VERSION: Prepare brownie batter without nuts; Bake as directed. While still hot, sprinkle the 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows, 1/3 cup chopped nuts, and 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. Bake for another 2-3 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed and chocolate chips are shiny.
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Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Fudge Brownies
Serving Size: 1 (1078 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 148.6
- Calories from Fat 63
- Total Fat 7.0 g
- Saturated Fat 3.5 g
- Cholesterol 27.7 mg
- Sodium 90.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 20.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
- Sugars 14.1 g
- Protein 2.0 g