Simple Brownies Recipe

Karen Frazier
brownie platter

Ingredients for Simple Brownies Recipe

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter, eggs, and vanilla.
  5. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just mixed. There will be some streaks of flour that remain.
  6. Pour into the prepared baking pan and spread evenly with a rubber spatula.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted comes out clean, 27 to 29 minutes.

Yields: 12 brownies

Simple Brownies Recipe