These 30 brownies, bar & blondies recipes have something for everyone, whether your penchant is for cakey or chewy, firm or gooey, chocolatey or otherwise.
Small Batch Brownies
These small batch brownies make just enough batter to fill a loaf pan so you don't have an entire baking pan hanging around all week tempting you. Ideal for just the two of you.
David Lebovitz's Best Brownies
"Best brownies" is a bold assertion. Yet these merit exactly that distinction. Shatteringly crisp on top, fudgy in the center, and intensely chocolatey through and through.
Chocolate Chip Brownies
Slightly sweet, fudgy, and full of bittersweet chocolatey goodness. Certain to satisfy both the kid and the grown-up in your house—and in you.
These are, quite frankly, as fudgy and rich as the real deal. Despite being flourless. Swear. Make a batch and see if anyone can tell the difference.
Rose Levy Beranbaum’s Fudge Brownies
Dark chocolate-y, appropriately (and not too) rich, just sweet enough, and the entire surface blanketed with that coveted crackly surface. Let the love affair commence.
Pumpkin Spice Seven Layer Bars
We'd be happy to tuck into these layers of messy goodness any time, any place. Thanksgiving or Fourth of July, makes no difference to us. Or anyone we know who's experienced them.
Katharine Hepburn Brownies
Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as acting? These brownies make us think maybe she missed her true calling.
One-Bowl Mocha Brownies
If you're going to splurge on brownies, you may as well, you know, SPLURGE on brownies. But not in terms of effort or expense. Just taste. These brownies handle it splendidly.
Intensely gooey, fudgy, crunchy-edged, gluten-free, flourless brownie loveliness. Easy to make. Even easier to make disappear.
One-Pot Cocoa Brownies
"Could not have been easier.” “Perfect." "A one-pot wonder!" That's what folks are saying about these super simple brownies that toe the line between cakey and fudgy.
Dulce de Leche Brownies
Because fudge brownies just aren't indulgent enough, we added an outrageously lovely swirl of caramel sauce. You're welcome.
Gooey S'mores Brownies
These sassy and gooey s'mores brownies lack nothing in terms of the retro childhood classic and come together any time you have a craving. No campfire required.
Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies
A swoon-inducing collision of creamy cheesecake, cakey brownie, and sweetly tart raspberries. Sorta makes you want to stop reading and start baking, yeah?
And, on the eighth day, there was gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). Namely, hazelnuts harmoniously cozying up to chocolate. Aka Nutella. And the world has been a more glorious place ever since.
Brownies for a Crowd
"So satisfying." "Cakey and chocolatey." "Everything a brownie should be." That's what folks are saying about this crowd-pleaser of a chocolate fix.
Nancy Drew Blondies
Who knew the famous young detective baked blondies?! But not just any blondies. These blondies. The best blondies. Full of butterscotch goodness.
Chewy, gooey, and chocolatey, these crackly topped brownies buried beneath slightly charred marshmallow are the ideal balance of cakey, fudgy, and nostalgia-inducing messiness.
Care Package Brownies
Designed to maintain their just-out-of-the-oven loveliness for days, these are ideal for sharing something sweet with the ones you care, whether via the USPS or porch delivery. Or save 'em all for yourself.
Whether you're observing Passover or simply having a tricky time finding flour, these flour-less brownies will satisfy with their ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside.
Sweet! Gooey! Easy! Yum! Those are just a few of the lovely things we're hearing about these coconutty blonde beauties. Taste for yourself.
White Chocolate Brownies
These white chocolate brownies are a little like blondies with their gooey goodness. And yet they're every bit as rich as your favorite fudge brownies.
Fruitcake brownies? Yup. But not those lurid dried fruits of your childhood. Think dried figs, cranberries, cherries made tipsy with rum or brandy and baked into a brownie pan. Ridiculously inventive.
Sweet and crumbly and gooey and all around lovely. That's what we think of these spectacular—and spectacularly easy—jam bars.
Better known as seven layer bars, this bewitching stack of graham cracker crumbs, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate, coconut, and nuts just may exceed your childhood memories.
Cashew Caramel Cracker Bars
This cashew caramel cracker bars recipe is made with saltines, sweetened condensed milk, brown sugar, and chocolate. An easy crowd-pleaser.
Cinnamon Pecan Blondies
Chewy, buttery, and teeming with toffee flavor, these are a sophisticated take on those made-from-a-box blondies you scarfed down with your carton of milk in the school cafeteria.
Pumpkin Swirl Brownies
These pumpkin swirl brownies are just as outrageously rich as you'd expect thanks to pumpkin spice cheesecake colliding with a pan of chocolate fudge brownies.
Homemade KIND Bars
Nuts. Seeds. Dried fruits. The only thing missing is the fancy cellphone wrapping and the steep price tag. (Did we mention they're gluten-free?)
Whole-Grain Fruit-Filled Breakfast Bars
Never again eat a stale-tasting, preservative-laden, ickily-sweet, foil-wrapped bar again. These little lovelies will change all that.
Raspberry Oatmeal Bars
The classic jam bar perfected. Sweet raspberry preserves are layered between a nutty oatmeal cookie dough crust and crumb topping. Um, yum.
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