barschocolatedessertrecipes October 9, 2012


3/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup canola oil
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
1 cup nuts (optional)

Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and vanilla.  Fold in flour, cocoa and oil; mix until just blended.  Bake in 9X13″ pan at 325 degrees for 35 minutes (do not over-bake!). 

Melissa, this is for you!  I don’t have a picture – will have to work on that.  This is the first brownie recipe I ever made and is still my go-to favorite.  Can’t believe I hadn’t posted earlier!