The Original Guenther House Chewy Brownies

READY IN: 42mins
Recipe by Koshka

My boyfriends mother made these over the weekend and they are the best I have ever had. I pride myself on being a "sweets snob" so if I say they are the best then either they are, or they are darn close to it! This recipe came out of a magazine but all that it says on the bottom is July/August 2006. Enjoy!

Top Review by ladyfingers

While these brownies tasted good, they were a little too chewy for us. I had a hard time determining if the brownies were even done at the recommended 25 minutes--an inserted toothpick came out pretty messy looking. I baked a bit longer and the end product was a chewy brownie. Good...not exceptional. Guess we're more of a cake-like brownie family, so that's our problem, not the fault of this recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Please note that the first 6 ingredients listed are for the brownies. The last 5 ingredients listed are for the chocolate frosting!
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  3. Beat butter, sugar, cocoa, and vanilla until well blended. Add eggs, mixing thoroughly. Gradually stir in Biscuit & Baking Mix, mixing until batter is smooth.
  4. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 22 to 25 minutes. Remove from oven. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  5. While brownies are cooling prepare the Chocolate Frosting.
  6. Mix butter, milk and cocoa in a medium saucepan. Heat until boiling, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in confectioners' sugar, blending well. Stir in vanilla. Frost cooled brownies.

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