Blissful Brownie Recipes

Make tasty fudgy brownies for a crowd! This collection of our best brownies has it all. Try a classic buttermilk brownie or opt for divine chocolate brownies. Want something new? Fruit-infused brownies add tartness to the sweet dessert, and a splash of alcohol pumps up the richness of brownie recipes. Peanuts and other nuts give crunch to the chewy brownie classics. Time to get baking!

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    Dark Chocolate Brownies

    These brownies are for lovers of fudgy dark chocolate. The batter is thick, but it spreads easily into the pan. The ultimate finale? Topping each bar with melting vanilla ice cream and hot fudge.

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    Orange-Kissed Chocolate Brownies

    A teaspoon of shredded orange peel and a few tablespoons of orange juice add tangy citrus flavor to sweet double-chocolate brownies.

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    Peanut Butter Brownies

    Peanut butter and chocolate were made for each other. Give dessert-lovers a preview of what's inside these rich brownies by cutting mini peanut butter cups in half and pressing them into the peanut butter-flavor topping.

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    Fudgy Brownies

    Get to the basics. This classic fudgy brownie has everything you love (chocolate, chopped nuts, and optional cream cheese frosting) without a shopping trip for ingredient extras.

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    Video: How to Make the Perfect Brownie

    Watch how to build a better brownie! Check out our Test Kitchen tips here.

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    Fudgy Cherry and Port Brownies

    They may have a tailgating reputation, but chocolate brownies can fit in at an elegant occasion, too. A splash of port and tangy raspberries contribute to the extraordinary flavor in these eat-with-your-pinkies-up brownies.

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    White Chocolate Brownies

    White chocolate and crunchy macadamia nuts give classic brownies the best kind of makeover. Bonus: They take just 15 minutes of hands-on time.

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    Incredible Turtle Brownies

    With lots of chocolate, homemade caramel sauce, and toasted pecans, this brownie recipe is impossible to resist.

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    Marbled Chocolate-Pumpkin Brownies

    You don't have to wait for fall to enjoy pumpkin. Canned pumpkin puree gives a sweet-tart boost to classic chocolate brownies, adding a gorgeous layer to your baked goodies.

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    Creme de Menthe Brownies

    Finish dinner on a cooling note with a layer of fresh mint filling spread between a dark chocolate brownie and a creamy dark chocolate ganache.

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    Cream Cheese-Marbled Brownies

    A swirl of cream cheese makes pecan-topped chocolate brownies beautiful and tasty. Toasting the pecans brings out their rich flavor.

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    Peanutty Brownie Bars

    Layers of semisweet chocolate glaze and sweet peanut butter frosting top this chocolaty peanut-filled brownie.


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    Butterscotch Brownies

    Make the best brownies without a drop of chocolate! Opt for homemade butterscotch alongside shredded coconut, chopped pecans, and gooey marshmallows for a twist on standard brownies.

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    Magic Brownies

    The magic is in the simplicity of this office-favorite brownie recipe. Chopped walnuts provide the crunch inside this classic chocolate brownie batter.

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    Espresso Brownies

    Coffee enhances the flavor of the chocolate in these dense brownies. Go over the top with a finishing sprinkle of chopped chocolate-covered coffee beans.

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    Caramel-Swirl Brownies

    Two favorite flavor combinations -- chocolate and caramel -- make these bake-and-slice brownies a crowd-pleasing treat.

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    Caramel-Hazelnut Brownies

    Toasted hazelnuts and melted caramel flavored with hazelnut liqueur top these rich chocolate brownies.

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    Shortbread Brownies

    Make and bake these two-layer treats in about an hour! Classic shortbread provides a sweet and simple base; a buttery chocolate layer caps it off.

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    Cherry-Cabernet Brownies

    Red wine ganache blankets these rich brownies that hide wine-soaked cherries. Serve with a small glass of Cabernet for a memorable end to dinner.

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    Black and White Brownies

    Layering cream cheese and classic chocolate brownie batter gives these moist brownies their two-tone look. A drizzle of chocolate makes a pretty (and tasty) topper.

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    Cheesecake Brownies

    A layer of creamy cheesecake, coupled with fudgy frosting, adds a fresh twist to classic brownies.

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    Coffee and Cookie Brownies

    A fudgy brownie layer is sandwiched between a crisp sugar cookie crust and melted chocolate pieces. This made-from-mixes recipe tastes fancy but is a cinch to pull together.

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    Four-Layer Caramel-Crunch Brownies

    Consider these four layers: homemade fudge brownie, caramel, nougat, and chocolate. Yep—this brownie is as divine as it sounds.

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    Chocolate-Chipotle Brownies

    Add heat to your chocolate brownies, but be sure to alert guests before their first bite. Warm chipotle spice kicks up chocolate's smoothness for a match that will delight.

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    Triple-Chocolate and Espresso Brownies

    These fudgy brownies are topped with a luscious chocolate-cream cheese frosting and a sprinkling of chocolate-covered espresso beans.

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    Buttermilk Brownies

    A creamy chocolate-buttermilk frosting makes these fudgy brownies even better. Serve them warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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    Tri-Level Brownies

    This crowd-pleaser features two layers of creamy chocolate and a chewy oatmeal cookielike layer. Walnut halves (or your favorite candy) make a tasty topper.

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    Our Best Bar Cookies

    These cookie bar recipes -- including creamy peanut butter bars, fruit-filled bars, chocolaty caramel treats, and more -- are irresistible, foolproof, and perfect for any occasion. The best part? You don't have to worry about scooping messy spoonfuls of dough, cookie by cookie. It's all in one batch! Simply fill a pan and bake 'em up, and you've got warm, fresh-from-the-oven bar cookies.
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