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Best Brownies


Yield: 24 brownies

Everybody has a favorite brownie recipe, but these are hard to beat!

Best Brownies
Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


Combine first 6 ingredients. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder, and add to batter, mixing well. Pour into a 13x9-inch greased pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 30 minutes. Allow to cool in pan before cutting into bars.

Updated Monday, March 24th, 2003
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5 Responses to Best Brownies

  1. Anonymous February 25, 2005 at 9:53 pm #


  2. Anonymous March 1, 2005 at 8:55 pm #

    My kids and I thought they were excellent.

  3. Anonymous November 12, 2005 at 3:26 pm #

    Loved it. Also good with maple extract.

  4. David Coombs May 25, 2006 at 3:17 pm #

    I like cake-type brownies to dip in milk and this is the best recipe I have tried. Our grandkids LOVED these brownies.

  5. Anonymous June 18, 2009 at 9:45 am #

    My family loves this recipe! This is the only brownie recipe that I will make now!

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