Bake Blue-Ribbon Brownies

Try this home baker’s prize-winning recipe for homemade brownies
Homemade Brownies Freshly Baked and Warm from Oven

Homemade Brownies Freshly Baked and Warm from Oven

Related To:

Home baker Marjorie Johnson shares her prize-winning recipe for brownies.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 Tbsp. butter
1 cup chocolate chips

Preparation:

Place 1/2 cup butter and chocolate in a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high until both are melted - about one or two minutes. Stir until smooth. Beat in sugar, vanilla and salt. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Stir in flour and walnuts.

Pour into a greased and floured 8-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the oven, let stand for 10 minutes, and then turn onto a wire rack.

While brownies are cooling you can make the frosting. Melt the two tablespoons of butter and chocolate chips together in the microwave, for one minute at a time. Stir until smooth. Frost the brownies.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Red Wine Brownies

Dessert is a fun item to bring to a dinner party, and while it can be tempting to try something new, it is safer to simply update an old standby.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

Treat your nearest and dearest to these irresistible sweets. Combining the flavors of chocolatey brownies, rich cheesecake and two kinds of chocolate chips, this decadent dessert is sure to become a favorite.

Salted Caramel-Topped Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Top dense, moist chocolate brownies with a gooey salted caramel layer for a decadent dessert worthy of a special occasion.

Baked Churros Recipe

Make a healthier version of this delicious fried treat by baking it instead.

Baking Super Chocolate Cookies

When chocolate cookies just aren't enough, try these ultra-rich treats.

10 No-Bake Summer Appetizers and Desserts

No need to preheat the oven for these delectable foods.

Make Boozy, Oven-Baked S'mores for a Grown-Up Treat

These spiked s'mores are just the thing for cool-weather hangouts — with or without a campfire.

Triple Chocolate Brownies Recipe

These super-decadent brownies combine three luscious kinds of chocolate that will make you swoon.

Chocolate Brownie Pudding Recipe

This chocolate brownie pudding is the ultimate sinful treat. Somewhere between a brownie and a molten lava cake, this one is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Boozy Cherry Bomb Brownies

Top brownies with vodka-infused chocolate buttercream frosting and a boozy cherry for a grown-up twist on a classic treat.

On TV

Island Life

6:30am | 5:30c

Island Life

7am | 6c

Island Life

7:30am | 6:30c

Fixer Upper

12pm | 11c

Desert Flippers

1:30pm | 12:30c

Desert Flippers

2:30pm | 1:30c

Desert Flippers

3:30pm | 2:30c

Flip or Flop

4:30pm | 3:30c

Flip or Flop

5:30pm | 4:30c

Flip or Flop

6:30pm | 5:30c

Flip or Flop

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Rustic Rehab

8pm | 7c

Flip or Flop

8:30pm | 7:30c

Flip or Flop

9:30pm | 8:30c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

Home to Last

11pm | 10c

House Hunters

11:30pm | 10:30c

Flip or Flop

12am | 11c

Flip or Flop

12:30am | 11:30c

House Hunters

1am | 12c

House Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Flip or Flop

3:30am | 2:30c

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.