Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies

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Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.

Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies are five of the most beautiful words in the English language. No melting chocolate in double boilers, no fussy recipes. This batter comes together so quickly you will feel like you barely put in more effort than a box mix.

You know how sometimes you can have different levels of recipes? Like you have a quick version and a more indulgent, complex version? My Fat Witch Bakery Caramel Brownies are the intense, roll up your sleeves and dirty 4 or 5 bowls brownies and these are done with one bowl (assuming it is microwave safe to melt the butter) and a whisk. The caramel ones take about 45 minutes to prepare before baking, these take maaaaaaybe 5 minutes?

Do you guys have high and low effort recipes? Don’t worry though, the flavors here are still amazing! The brownies and soft and tender on the inside, crunchy on the outside and with enough chocolate to make anyone happy. You won’t miss the “I’ll just buy a box mix and make them in a hurry” feeling because these brownies take just a few minutes longer to prepare and taste about a hundred times better.

Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.

 

Looking for some more brownie recipes?

There are so many ways you can add variations to this recipe!

Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.

Want to make these brownies in a pan instead? This batter is the perfect size for an 8×8 pan. Bump your cook time up to 25-30 minutes.

Recipe

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Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies

5 from 4 votes
  • Yield: 12 brownies
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Course: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
  • Author: Sabrina Snyder
Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.

Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter , melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chunks

Instructions

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Butter and cocoa powder the bottom and sides of the muffin tin.
  3. In a large bowl add the melted butter and sugar. Whisk well for a minute or so until sugar is dissolved and the butter mixture has cooled.
  4. Add in the vanilla and eggs and whisk until well combined.
  5. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cocoa, and salt and add to the large wet mixture.
  6. Whisk until just combined.
  7. Add in the chocolate chunks
  8. Scoop into muffin tin, 2/3 full.
  9. Bake for 20-22 minutes, don't overbake.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 12 brownies, Amount per serving: 117 calories, Calories: 117g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 27mg, Sodium: 251mg, Potassium: 91mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 16g, Vitamin A: 0.8g, Calcium: 1.1g, Iron: 6.4g

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Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.

Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.
Easy Dark Chocolate Chunk Brownies that take just a few minutes to prep and have a deep chocolate flavor with rich dark chocolate chunks.

About the Author

Sabrina Snyder

Sabrina is a professionally trained Private Chef of over 10 years with ServSafe Manager certification in food safety. She creates all the recipes here on Dinner, then Dessert, fueled in no small part by her love for bacon.

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  1. My children absolutely loved these brownies, i have cooked them in a pan as well as muffin tins also mini tins, the minis are great for a quick chocolate fix, the muffins size brownies were a hit at a birthday party.
    i use dark choc bits instead of chunks and once i didn’t have enough so i did a batch with mixed milk and dark choc bits.

  2. These are the best chocolate brownies I have ever made (I tried a lot of recipes). So delicious, just the right amount of sweetness. Perfect! Next time I’ll try it with nuts. Thank you for sharing this with us ?

  3. We definitely have high and low effort recipes here, too – sometimes the low effort recipes are even better! I love that brownies as gorgeous as these ones are so easy to make.

    1. Presentation definitely counts for something! Although they were only pleasant to look at for a few hours before my family gobbled them down… 🙂

  4. Oh wow – these look amazing, and I just love how quick they are to prep! I also really liked all your great ideas and suggestions for variations! The dried fruit is such a fun idea, and the honey roasted nuts sounds amazing! Such a terrific post!

    1. It’s very dangerous! I’m lucky I’ve got so many other things I need to make or I’d go back to this constantly!