21 Unique Easy Brownie Recipes for Decadent Treats

Explore our top brownie recipes, ideal for holiday treats! Whether you crave classic fudgy chocolate brownies, M&M-infused delights, or indulgent Oreo variations, or seek innovative vegan options, we offer a selection to satisfy every palate.

Who can resist the temptation of a warm, gooey brownie fresh out of the oven? With its rich chocolatey aroma wafting through the air and its decadent texture just waiting to be devoured, brownies hold a special place in the hearts (and stomachs) of dessert lovers everywhere. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a kitchen novice, there’s something undeniably magical about whipping up a batch of these delectable treats.

Easy Brownie Recipes

So, get ready to embark on a culinary adventure as we dive into the wonderful world of brownie recipes! From classic fudgy delights to innovative twists bursting with flavor, there’s a brownie recipe out there to satisfy every craving and sweet tooth. So, roll up your sleeves, preheat that oven, and let’s indulge in the joy of baking brownies together.

Tips for Brownie Recipes

  1. Use high-quality chocolate: Invest in good quality chocolate with a high percentage of cocoa solids for rich, intense flavor.
  2. Brown your butter: Melt the butter and cook it until it turns golden brown for a nutty, caramel-like flavor.
  3. Add instant espresso powder: A teaspoon of instant espresso powder enhances the chocolate flavor without making the brownies taste like coffee.
  4. Use a combination of cocoa powder and melted chocolate: This provides a deeper, more complex chocolate flavor and a fudgier texture.
  5. Incorporate a pinch of salt: Salt helps balance the sweetness and intensify the chocolate flavor.
  6. Experiment with mix-ins: Add texture and flavor with mix-ins like chopped nuts, dried fruit, or swirls of caramel or peanut butter.
  7. Let the batter rest: Allow the batter to rest for 15-20 minutes before baking to help develop a crackly top and fudgier texture.
  8. Use a light-colored metal pan: Dark pans can cause the edges to overbake, so opt for a light-colored metal pan for even baking.
  9. Bake at a lower temperature: Baking at a slightly lower temperature (325°F/165°C) for a longer time helps prevent overbaking and results in a fudgier texture.
  10. Chill before cutting: Let the brownies cool completely and then refrigerate for an hour or two before cutting for cleaner, more precise squares.

Brownie Recipes for Decadent Treats

1. ONE BOWL BROWNIES – TWO PEAS & THEIR POD

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2.S’MORE BROWNIES  – SHUGARY SWEETS

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3. VEGAN PEANUT BUTTER BANANA BROWNIES – RECIPES FROM A PANTRY

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4. M&M BROWNIES – SOMETHING SWEET, SOMETHING SAVOURY

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5.INSTANT POT BROWNIES – LITTLE HOUSE, BIG ALASKA

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6. 1-MINUTE VEGAN MUG BROWNIE – DAIRY FREE FOR BABY

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7. SALTED CARAMEL BROWNIES – THE TOASTY KITCHEN

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8. THE BEST GLUTEN FREE FUDGY BROWNIES EVER – THIS MAMA COOKS

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9. DOUBLE CHOCOLATE SKILLET BROWNIE – STRENGTH & SUNSHINE

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10. PALEO DELICATA SQUASH COCONUT FLOUR BROWNIES – FEARLESS DINING

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11. FROSTED BROWNIE BITES – WHEN IS DINNER?

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12. FESTIVE RED VELVET BROWNIES BITES – FOOD MEANDERINGS

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13. KETO PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE BROWNIES – HEALTHY AMBITIONS

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14. FOOTBALL BROWNIES – MOMMYHOOD LIFE

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15. BAILEYS BROWNIES – SPEND WITH PENNIES

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16. PEANUT BUTTER CUP BROWNIES – SWIRLS OF FLAVOR

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17. DARK CHOCOLATE MEXICAN BROWNIE BLENDER BROWNIES – RAIA’S RECIPES

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18.WHITE CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT BROWNIES – THE MONDAY BOX

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19. DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRY BROWNIES – NATALIE’S HEALTH

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20. GLUTEN FREE ORANGE BROWNIES – GLUTEN-FREE PALATE

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21. BLONDE BROWNIES – THRIFTY FRUGAL MOM

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FAQ for Brownie Recipes

Q: What makes brownies fudgy vs. cakey?

A: Fudgy brownies have a higher fat-to-flour ratio, while cakey brownies have more flour and often include a leavening agent like baking powder.

Q: Can I make brownies without eggs?

A: Yes, you can make vegan brownies using egg substitutes like applesauce, mashed bananas, or commercial egg replacers.

Q: How do I know when my brownies are done baking?

A: Insert a toothpick into the center of the brownies; it should come out with a few moist crumbs attached. Avoid overbaking, as this can lead to dry brownies.

Q: Can I substitute cocoa powder for melted chocolate?

A: While you can use cocoa powder, it’s best to use a combination of both for optimal flavor and texture. If substituting, use 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder + 1 tablespoon of oil or melted butter for every 1 ounce of melted chocolate.

Q: How should I store brownies?

A: Store cooled brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for 3-4 days or in the refrigerator for up to a week.

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Here at the EHL, it's all about delicious, easy recipes for casual entertaining. So come and join me at the beach, relax and enjoy the food.

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