Perfect Chocolate Brownies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is the best brownie recipe I've ever used and I've used several!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9x13" pan.
  3. Melt shortening in a large saucepan over low heat, then stir in cocoa.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Mix in sugar and vanilla then mix in eggs one at a time.
  6. Stir in remaining ingredients then stir in nuts.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Cool completely, before cutting into 2x2" squares.
  9. I have read all the great reviews and learned from them, thank you all. Now I line my pan with buttered alumunin foil or parchment paper. This works very well.


Most Helpful

YUMMMMM!!! So easy to make and SO yummy!!! I made them without nuts because my kids dont like nuts and it was scrumptious!!! I'll definately be making these again.

Anjella December 08, 2001

best brownies i've ever made!!!! i baked them last night for a valentine's treat for my boyfriend - as a little romantic touch, cut them out with a heart-shaped cookie cutter. they are sooooo good!!!! and way easy!

Kirstin in the Couv February 14, 2002

This look's like a great recipe, easy ingredients. and straight forward instructions. UPDATE: Hi it's me again, I tried these brownies, and they are fantastic. I will be making these quiet often. Thank you.

Anna P. April 25, 2002

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