These homemade brownies came from our neighbor when I was growing up in Colorado. These brownies are easy to make, and they take just a couple of ingredients. Thank you to Lynn Ordorph. Pueblo, Co. 1978.
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- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 tablespoons milk
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- chopped nuts optional
- Preheat the oven to 350°F, and grease an 8x8-inch baking dish or line the dish with parchment paper.
- Use an electric mixer to cream the butter and sugar in a medium until light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs, vanilla, and milk, and beat until combined.
- Sift the flour, cocoa, and salt into a separate bowl, and whisk to combine.
- Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, along with the chopped nuts if desired, and beat or stir until just combined. Do not overmix.
- Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking dish
- Bake for 20 to 35 minutes.
- Remove the pan from the oven and let cool on a wire rack.
- Cool the brownies completely before slicing and removing them from the pan.