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Nutella Brownies

These decadent brownies are full of Nutella, cocoa, and milk chocolate for a super fudgy treat! These are, dare I say, even better than the box mix brownies we all love!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy brownie recipes, easy dessert recipes, party recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 brownies
Calories 428kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup Nutella
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder, optional
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 10 ounces chocolate chips, optional

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9x13 baking dish.
  • In small saucepan over low heat, melt butter completely. Stir in sugar and continue cooking for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. Do not allow sugar mixture to boil.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the Nutella until well combined.
  • Pour butter mixture into a large bowl or stand mixer, beat in cocoa powder, eggs, salt, baking powder, espresso powder, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
  • Stir in the flour and chocolate chips until just combined.
  • Spread into prepared pan (batter will be very thick and sticky) and bake for about 30-35 minutes, until a tester comes out mostly clean. The edges should be set and the center should still look slightly moist, but not uncooked.
  • Cool on a wire rack before slicing and serving. Store tightly covered for 3-5 days.

Notes

The espresso powder does not give these a 'coffee' flavor. It just adds to the richness and deepness of the chocolate.

Nutrition

Serving: 1brownie | Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2.4mg