German Chocolate Brownies (no Cake Mix Required)

READY IN: 47mins
Recipe by CookbookCarrie

Yummy, Easy, and the perfect treat for a bake sale or an afternoon snack. Adapted from Betty Crocker Ultimate Cookies & Brownies.

Top Review by Sara Marie

This was an easy alternative to my dad's favorite German chocolate birthday cake...It was so delicious, and the chocolate chips really add to the frosting! This was perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat your oven to 350.
  2. Melt 2°C chocolate chips and the butter in a 3 quart Saucepan over low heat, stir constantly; remove fromt he heat and stir in the sugar, flour, vanilla, baking powder, salt& eggs.
  3. Mix until just combined.
  4. Spread batter in an ungreased rectangular pan (13x9x2).
  5. Bake 27 to 34 minutes until center is set, cool completely.
  6. Mix your (cool) frosting recipe with the 1°C Chocolate chips (you can add more pecans if you like).
  7. Spread over the cooled brownies.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a