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4.73 from 47 votes

Chewy Brownies from Scratch

Delicious chewy brownies with bittersweet and semi-sweet chocolate.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Brownies
Keyword: Brownies


  • 1 1/2 cups (180 g) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (88.5 g) good quality dark chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon (6 g) salt
  • 1 cup (226 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup (180 g) bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups (440 g) light brown sugar, packed
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons (8.4 g) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (180 g) semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9" x 13" baking dish with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a medium size saucepan, melt the butter and the bittersweet chocolate chips until smooth. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the brown sugar to the butter and stir until smooth.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, stirring well between each addition.
  • Stir in the vanilla.
  • Add the flour mixture and stir until no streaks of flour remain.
  • Fold in 3/4 cup of the semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Sprinkle remaining semi-sweet chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake the brownies for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and allow the brownies to cool for about 15 to 20 minutes before serving.