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 BrowniesThese 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 BrowniesSlightly sweet, fudgy, and full of bittersweet chocolatey goodness. Certain to satisfy both the kid and the grown-up in your house—and in you.
Gluten-Free BrowniesThese 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 BrowniesDark 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 BarsWe'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 BrowniesWho knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as acting? These brownies make us think maybe she missed her true calling.
One-Bowl Mocha BrowniesIf 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.
Skillet BrowniesIntensely 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 BrowniesBecause fudge brownies just aren't indulgent enough, we added an outrageously lovely swirl of caramel sauce. You're welcome.
Brownies with Marshmallow ToppingThese sassy brownies lack nothing in terms of the classic s'more and come together any time you have a craving. No campfire required.
Raspberry Cheesecake BrowniesA swoon-inducing collision of creamy cheesecake, cakey brownie, and sweetly tart raspberries. Sorta makes you want to stop reading and start baking, yeah?
Nutella BrowniesAnd, 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 BlondiesWho knew the famous young detective baked blondies?! But not just any blondies. These blondies. The best blondies. Full of butterscotch goodness.
S'mores BrowniesChewy, 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 BrowniesDesigned 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.
Passover BrowniesWhether 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.
Coconut BlondiesSweet! 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 BrowniesThese 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 BrowniesFruitcake 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.
Jam BarsSweet and crumbly and gooey and all around lovely. That's what we think of these spectacular—and spectacularly easy—jam bars.
Congo BarsBetter 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 BarsThis cashew caramel cracker bars recipe is made with saltines, sweetened condensed milk, brown sugar, and chocolate. An easy crowd-pleaser.
Cinnamon Pecan BlondiesChewy, 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 BrowniesThese pumpkin swirl brownies are just as outrageously rich as you'd expect thanks to pumpkin spice cheesecake colliding with a pan of fudgy brownies.
Homemade KIND BarsNuts. 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 BarsNever again eat a stale-tasting, preservative-laden, ickily-sweet, foil-wrapped bar again. These little lovelies will change all that.
Raspberry Oatmeal BarsThe 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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