Do you know how hard it was to pick only five?

There are so many great brownie recipes, but these five are reliable, have always had good reviews, and taste great. Also, these are basic — no caramel, cream cheese, etc. Those are in another category.

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Gluten Free Almond Butter Brownies

by on April 11, 2012 · 33 comments

gluten free fudge brownie

Prepare for deep, dark, chocolate decadence! Yes, these are gluten free, but I’d make them again and again for anyone. Read on for the recipe. Food & Wine Magazine arrived in the mail yesterday, and while I don’t usually start tearing recipes out of magazines until I’ve read the whole thing, I tore Hazelnut Brownies […]


Published on April 11, 2012
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Deluxe 8 Inch Pan Brownies

by on March 21, 2012 · 21 comments


Today’s brownie recipe is adapted from a contest winner from Southern Living magazine. A $1,000 “brand winner” in the desserts category, it features 1/4 cup of Millstone Coffee. Unless you brew your coffee really, really, strong, you’re not going to get much flavor from 1/4 cup brewed coffee, but in this case it doesn’t matter […]


Published on March 21, 2012
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Deep Dish Brownies

by on June 8, 2009 · 24 comments

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Last night’s conversation about the Chex contest led to another discussion about favorite recipes – specifically, ones you consider your own. My friend told me she had this amazing brownie recipe. She’d been making it for years and it even won a brownie baking challenge at work. I had to have this recipe (of course) […]


Published on June 8, 2009
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Chewy Fudgy Brownies

by on June 9, 2008 · 45 comments

Fudge Brownies

In honor of Fuzz’s first day at Brownie Day Camp, I made a quick batch of brownies – but not just any brownies. I used an America’s Test Kitchen recipe and made the brownies with top quality chocolate. In creating the original recipe, the ATK team said they wanted a brownie with a flaky top, […]


Published on June 9, 2008
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Best Fudge Brownies Ever

by on November 14, 2006 · 40 comments

Deep, Dark, Fudge Brownies

KA’s “Best Fudge Brownies Ever”


Published on November 14, 2006
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Maida’s Palm Beach Brownies

by on July 24, 2006 · 14 comments

Palm Beach Brownies

For the real version, check Maida Heatter’s Great Book of Chocolate Desserts or try this version from The Washington Post which is almost verbatim. I typed the recipe as I made it and am keeping it as is. The brownies were amazing and I just love Maida Heatter even though I didn’t make the brownies […]


Published on July 24, 2006