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.

You can make better than boxed brownies with this easy recipe.

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Brownies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 108kcal


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream butter, sugar, and add egg, vanilla, and milk. Then add the flour mixture. Pour brownie batter into a greased 8x8-inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-35 minutes. Add chopped nuts if desired. 


Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.5mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Nicole Pelletier

    5 stars
    Excellent, easy recipe, delicious also!!
    (side note, i cannot eat salt and vanilla, therefore I removed both of them from recipe and they turned out scrumptious 😉

  2. Bill Chico

    Can I please get a copycat recipe for Jasons Deli brownies? I have to say its relatively impossible to find on the web, it needs a genius to duplicate. Thank you!!!

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