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Warm Chocolate-Nut Brownie

Scott Phillips

Servings: six to eight.

  This quick brownie recipe is a perfect weeknight dessert, with only two dishes to wash.


  • 2-3/4 oz. (about 2/3 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup chopped bittersweet or semisweet chocolate or morsels
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder (about 3/4 oz.)
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. table salt
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)

Nutritional Information

  • Nutritional Sample Size based on eight servings
  • Calories (kcal) : 320
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 190
  • Fat (g): 21
  • Saturated Fat (g): 5
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 10
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 5
  • Cholesterol (mg): 55
  • Sodium (mg): 110
  • Carbohydrates (g): 34
  • Fiber (g): 2
  • Protein (g): 5


  • Heat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate (I use Pyrex). In a medium bowl, mix the flour, sugar, chopped chocolate, cocoa, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt with a wooden spoon or rubber spatula until well blended. Add the eggs and oil and mix until blended. Scrape into the pie plate and spread evenly. Sprinkle the chopped nuts over the top. Bake in the center of the oven until a pick inserted in the center comes out with some gooey pieces clinging to it, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool at least 10 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve hot, warm, or cold.

Serve with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.


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Reviews (8 reviews)

  • Mikepara | 03/21/2021

    Excellent and easy!

  • Denise1 | 03/01/2017

    This is a great recipe if you need something in a pinch. Takes 1/2 hour to make including baking time. No mixers required not soft butter. Just an easy go to recipe that my family loves. I put mini M&M's on the top instead of the nuts.

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