Orange Brownies

Nothing satisfies like homemade brownies.  This from-scratch recipe is sure to put a smile on your face as you sink into a calorie-filled stupid.

Yield: 16 servings


  • 16 tbsp butter
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 1/2 tsp orange brandy flavoring
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 bag (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Melt the butter over low heat in a large pot.  Add the sugar and mix well.  Remove from heat.
  2. Add the cocoa, salt, baking powder, and flavoring.  Mix well.
  3. Beat in the eggs.
  4. Stir in the flour and chocolate chips.
  5. Pour into an 8"-square silicone baking pan.  Bake at 330°F for 45-55 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.  Cool on a wire rack.
  6. Cut into 16 squares.  Serve at room temperature.

Adapted from A New Old-Fashioned Gal.