Frosted Fudgy Homemade Brownies for #BacktoSchoolTreats

Are you looking for some seriously decadent chocolate yum? These are the FUDGIEST brownies! They are intensely chocolate, super moist, and I was able to use some leftover frosting I had to tuck them in with a layer of creamy chocolate frosting.

I've not really had much luck with homemade brownie recipes I've tried in the past - but these ones definitely count as "success" and I am so happy to share this one with you!

These keep very well in the refrigerator for a few days (if they last that long)! You can cut the bites pretty small as they are incredibly rich, and a little goes a long way. They're perfect with a small glass of milk to wash them down (or coffee)!

Come see all of our Back to School Treat recipes for Monday!

Breakfast Recipes
Baked Glazed Chocolate Donuts by The Redhead Baker
Chai Muffins by Our Good Life
Lemon Streusel Blueberry Muffins by Jolene's Recipe Journal
Sugar Free Banana Muffins by Blogghetti

Snack Recipes
Air Fryer Hot Dog Taquitos by A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
Kid-Friendly Snack Board by Love & Confections

Dessert Recipes
Chocolate Chip Cookies by Family Around the Table
Frosted Fudgy Homemade Brownies by Making Miracles
M&M Cookie Bars by Kate's Recipe Box
Monkey Tail Crescent Rolls by Palatable Pastime
Peanut Butter and Jelly Caramel Corn by Sweet Recipeas

Fudgy Homemade Brownies

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
8-ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate (I used Baker's)
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 large eggs
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup + 2 TBS all-purpose flour
2 TBS cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Optional ~ 3/4 cup Chocolate Buttercream (from Sally's Baking Addiction)

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and spray a 9x9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. 
  2. Combine the butter and baking chocolate in a saucepan over low heat; stir constantly until they melt and create a silky smooth mixture. Set aside to cool about 10 minutes.
  3. Scrape butter / chocolate into the bowl of a stand mixer once cooled, blend in both sugars; whip to combine.
  4. On medium speed, add in the eggs 1 at a time, blending well between additions. Scrape down the sides as needed.
  5. Add in the vanilla and blend again.
  6. On low speed, add in the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, and salt and mix just until blended.
  7. Stir in the chocolate chips by hand with a spatula.
  8. Spread the brownie batter into the prepped baking dish and smooth gently.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for about 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  10. Cool completely before frosting (if using).
Recipe adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction

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  1. What's better than brownies? Brownies with frosting!!!


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