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Dark Chocolate Brownies

Dark Chocolate Brownies
Dark Chocolate Brownies

I am excited to share this recipe for Dark Chocolate Brownies with you as part of The Longest Day fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association. Please consider making a donation to help support research to find a cure!

Recipe donated by: Cindy Zomar

In memory of: Virginia Falcsik

Original recipe source: Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman

Dark Chocolate Brownies


  • 1 cup butter
  • 5 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 – ¼ cups flour
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Sifted powdered sugar for top


Preheat oven to 350o

In medium saucepan, melt butter with unsweetened chocolate over low heat, whisking occasionally until smooth and melted. Sprinkle in the cocoa powder and whisk to combine. Remove from heat and allow to cool for about 5 minutes

Stir in sugar and vanilla.

Add eggs, one at a time and stir.

Gently stir in the flour until halfway incorporated. Add chocolate chips and stir until combined.

Pour batter (very thick!) into greased 8 x 8 pan.

Bake for 40 minutes, then check with a toothpick. If overly gooey, return to oven for 5 or 10 more minutes.

Allow to cool completely (important), then sprinkle with powdered sugar on top and cut into SMALL squares. They are VERY RICH!

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