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5 from 3 votes

Cocoa Brownies

Cocoa brownies that are perfectly chocolate, dense, slightly cakey and hit the spot every time!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 16 brownies
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Lucy Brewer


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup Hershey's Cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350. Cover a 9-inch square pan with tin foil and lightly grease the foil.
  • Blend melted butter, sugar and vanilla in large bowl. Add eggs; mix well with spoon.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Add flour mixture to eggs and stir until well blended.
  • Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or just until brownie begins to pull away from edges.
  • Cool in pan for about 10 minutes, then gently lift the foil out and allow brownies to cool before cutting.