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5 from 3 votes

Ultimate Fudgy Brownies

Soft, gooey & fudgy homemade brownies loaded with chocolate. Easy one-bowl recipe.
Course brownies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, chewy, chocolate, fudgey
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Divas Can Cook


  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract optional
  • 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips melted according to package
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • mini baking m&m's
  • Hershey's chocolate bar


  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • Line an 8 x 8 glass pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine butter and sugars
  • Mix in eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Mix in melted chocolate.
  • Mix in flour, cocoa powder, and salt until well combined.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly.
  • Top with m&m's and Hershey bar pieces (if desired)
  • Bake for 30- 35 minutes (may need slightly longer) *see note
  • Remove from oven and let sit in pan until warm.
  • Place in the fridge to set for about 1 hour or until it is firm enough to hold its shape once cut.
  • Store between layers of parchment to prevent sticking to each other, in an airtight container.



These brownies HAVE to be set in the fridge. They are done when a toothpick comes out with only a little bit of batter on it. They will still look undone if you cut them but will set in the fridge.