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Homemade Fudge Brownies stacked up on each other.

Homemade Fudge Brownies

The one and only recipe for fudgy brownies you will ever need! Learn the simple trick to get the flaky, crunchy top!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade fudge brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 12 squares
Calories 255 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Line an 8" square baking pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together oil and cocoa powder until smooth.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar with an electric mixer for 2 full minutes, until pale and thickened.
  5. Add cocoa mixture to eggs mixture and mix until smooth. Add vanilla and mix in.
  6. Fold in flour with a spatula, until no flour streaks remain. Add chocolate chips and stir in.
  7. Pour the batter into a pan. Tap the pan against counter to release any air bubbles.
  8. Bake brownies for 23 to 24 minutes. The top should be dry and cracking on the sides.
  9. Cool brownies completely before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Fudge Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 255 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 109mg5%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.