Our Best Brownie Recipes

Whether you're team cakey or team fudgy (or something in between!) we've got all of the brownie recipes for your baking needs. With these great recipes, your next batch is never too far away.

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Outrageous Brownies

The instant coffee granules really enhance the flavor of chocolate in Ina's brownies and only one cup of flour makes them turn out quite fudgy. It's a lot of chocolate but it makes a lot of brownies.

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Cocoa Brownies

Alton uses cocoa powder in his brownies to give them a rich chocolate flavor.

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Three-Ingredient Brownies

Flour, eggs and chocolate-hazelnut spread are all you need to make Ree’s thick, fudgy brownies.

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Peanut Butter Brownie Swirl Cookies

Why settle for one cookie flavor when you can have three? Peanut butter, sugar cookie and fudgy brownie batter are swirled together and baked into one giant cookie, making for a slice-and-bake you'll want to serve at parties and keep in the freezer for a weeknight cookie fix.

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Espresso Brownies

Giada doctors up a boxed mix for these quick and easy brownies. Once cooled, frost the brownies with a vanilla-espresso glaze that'll make everyone think you've been baking all day.

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Brownie Bottom Cheesecake

Brownie, meet cheesecake. Cheesecake, meet brownie. Two of America's most beloved desserts combine to create a showstopper of a sweet. Now you never have to pick just one.

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Caramel Brownies

Ree adds dulce de leche to her chocolate brownies and swirls through the batter with a knife to create ribbons of caramel goodness. When they're warm the brownies will seem overly gooey and soft, but they will firm up as they cool. Promise.

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Eight-Flavor Sheet Pan Brownie-Cookie Bars

If variety is the spice of life, this dessert, made with store-bought cake mix and cookie dough, offers plenty of delicious options.

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Mexican Brownies

Aaron's brownies get their kick from Mexican cinnamon and pequen chili powder. If you can't find pequen, just use cayenne pepper.

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Fudgy Marbled Cheesecake Brownies

Combine two favorite desserts in these super fudgy hybrid bars. A wooden skewer makes the marbled effect easy, but you could also use a toothpick or the probe-end of a digital thermometer instead.

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Brownie Cookies

Ree uses both melted chocolate and cocoa powder for a rich, fudgy brownie that she calls “unmistakably chocolatey.”

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Glazed Brownies

These super-fudgy brownies get even better when topped with a smooth, silky chocolate glaze.

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Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Sunny makes a layer of brownie and a layer of cheesecake before swirling in more brownie mix to create these creamy red velvet bites.

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Brownie Pudding

Ina's 5-star dessert is the perfect combination of crisp brownie edges and a gooey pudding filling.

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Brownies with Coconut Frosting

You won’t find a recipe more decadent than Trisha’s. She tops her old-fashioned brownies with a buttery coconut frosting.

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Slow-Cooker Gooey Brownie Cake

This easy-to-make cake has the best parts of a soft, warm brownie: gooey on the inside and slightly crisp around the edges. It takes almost no time to prep and gives you the excuse to use your slow cooker for something sweet.

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Skillet Brownies

Who says skillets are just for frying eggs? Cap off your dinner party with Ina’s brownies, baked and served in mini skillets for both a rustic presentation and less cleanup.

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Microwave Brownies

Got 20 minutes and a microwave? That’s all it takes (from start to finish) to make these quick-fix brownies.

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Hot Chocolate Brownies

These one-bowl brownies couldn't be easier to make, and adding leftover hot chocolate mix is the perfect way to make them extra special. Interested in a Mexican hot chocolate version? Just add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon to the dry ingredients and sprinkle the top of each brownie with a pinch of chili powder.

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Ultimate Brownie Bread Pudding with Coconut Chunks

Nancy loves this decadent recipe for girls’ nights and special occasions. For an extra-special touch, she mixes her bread pudding with leftover brownies and candy bar chunks.

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S’more Brownies

This mash-up dessert is the perfect treat when the s’more craving hits — no campfire needed. The brownies act as the chocolate in this recipe, creating a perfectly gooey layer between a graham cracker crust and melted marshmallows.

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Peanut Butter Brownies with Salted Pretzels

Creamy peanut butter, crunchy pretzels and gooey chocolate — Valerie’s brownies really do have everything. She whips these up for game day parties, but they’ll fit in just as well at a barbecue or special occasion.

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