Recipes for Fudgy, Cakey and In-Between Brownies

All kinds of brownie recipes!

Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Fudge Topped Brownies

by on August 11, 2012 · 8 comments

fudge topped brownies

These brownies were created in an effort to use up half a box of brownie mix and a partially filled can of condensed milk. And hooray! Because my attempt to get rid of stuff resulted in a really good tasting brownie which I would definitely make again. Next time I’ll go with a scratch base, […]


Published on August 11, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email


by on August 8, 2012 · 9 comments


I was hesitant to post yet another brownie recipe, but then I tried this one!  Originally from Eating Well Magazine and recommended by Katrina, it has less butter than most brownie recipes, but enough chocolate to keep the brownies satisfying and flavorful. A little bit of corn syrup makes the brownies chewy (I used honey […]


Published on August 8, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email
peanut butter topped brownies

Today’s bar cookie is for peanut butter cup fans.  While it doesn’t call for any actual peanut butter cup candies, the base is a brownie and the topping is made with the recipe people use to make homemade Reese’s type candy. The peanut butter layer of this brownie is slightly sweeter than both this one […]


Published on July 31, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Mini Bar Pan Brownies

by on July 18, 2012 · 2 comments

Square shaped brownies

Update:  I’ve noticed the mini bar pan I bought is becoming harder to find, however, Amazon sells a Wilton 4 Nonstick Brownie Pan, 12-Cavity that’s very similar. My mini bar pan arrived yesterday, and I didn’t waste any time putting it to use.  The first item on the agenda was a batch of square shaped […]


Published on July 18, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Coconut Flour Chocolate Muffins

by on July 2, 2012 · 6 comments

gluten free chocolate muffins

This weekend I bought a box of coconut flour.  I hadn’t a clue as to how I’d use it, but I liked the idea of a more healthful flour infused with the lovely scent of coconut.   Whole Foods had two brands, Bob’s Red Mill and Coconut Secret.  I went with the Coconut Secret because a) […]


Published on July 2, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email

Dutch Chocolate S’mores Brownies

by on June 25, 2012 · 10 comments

S'mores Brownies

These past few weeks Todd and I have been trying to relive our vacation in New York by wandering around town checking out different coffee bars and interesting shops. Not that we couldn’t do this with Fuzz, but since she’s away at camp, we’ve needed to occupy ourselves. It’s too quiet around here! So given […]


Published on June 25, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email
Hazelnut Spread Brownie

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Jif Chocolate Hazelnut Spread giveaway. Alyson D.’s comment was chosen at random, so congratulations to her. But thanks to everyone for sharing tips and good luck in the next giveaway. Now here’s my tip, which is really just another recipe. This is a twist Pillsbury’s back-of-the-box recipe where […]


Published on June 16, 2012
Subscribe to Cookie Madness by Email
Rice Krispies Topped Brownies

Wow, I forgot how busy things get during the last week of May. There are graduation parties, Memorial Day gatherings, a few friends with birthdays and for those traveling, last minute planning for summer trips (Woo hoo!). I love it. Everybody’s in a good mood, so in some ways it’s like the holiday season….just hotter. […]


Published on May 25, 2012