One-Bowl Brownies

Make this easy brownie recipe to welcome your kids home from school. Melted chocolate chips make a delicious topping.

One-Bowl Brownies
Yield: 16 brownies Prep 5 mins Bake 350°F 23 mins to 25 mins


  • 1 bag (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8-inch-square baking pan with nonstick aluminum foil.

2. Combine 1 cup of the chocolate chips (half the bag) and butter in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Whisk in sugar, then eggs. Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Fold in 1/2 cup of the chopped walnuts and the vanilla. Transfer batter to prepared pan.

3. Bake brownie 350 degree oven for 23 to 25 minutes. Finely chop remaining 2 tablespoons walnuts.

4. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup chocolate chips over brownie and return to oven for 2 minutes. Remove from oven, and spread melted chips until smooth, to form a frosting. Top with finely chopped walnuts. Refrigerate 20 minutes to firm chocolate, then cut into squares. Store at room temperature. Makes 16 brownies.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 238, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 34, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 30, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 45, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.