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THE BEST (!) One-Bowl Brownies

Main photograph of prepared recipe.

My new favorite brownies! Ridiculously rich, gooey, chewy, intense, and they are so easy to make that it only takes one bowl!

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 10 minutes hands on
    35-45 minutes baking time
    Total time: 45-55 minutes


  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks)
    1 1/2 cups semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips (or mix of both)
    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    3/4 cup brown sugar
    1 Tbsp vanilla extract
    1 tsp salt
    3 large eggs
    1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1/3 cup dark cocoa powder

Number of Servings

  • 16 squares


  • 9x9" or 8x8" square pan
    Parchment paper
    Large microwaveable bowl
    Silicone or rubber spatula
    Sifter or sieve
    Non-stick cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 350°

Additional Notes

Thanks to Claire Nolan and Alexander Roberts–we all needed this recipe!

Here’s the blog about Natural vs. Dutched cocoa

Here’s the blog about Imitation Vanilla

And here’s a blog about iodized salt vs. other choices

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