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Small Batch Brownies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Makes

6 servings

If the dessert just has to be chocolate, these rich fudgy brownies are a perfect solution for your family. And you can pretty them up with a dusting of powdered sugar. —Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
Small Batch Brownies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  1. In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk egg and vanilla; gradually whisk in sugar. Stir in chocolate mixture. Combine the flour, cocoa and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture.
  3. Transfer to a 9x5-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 12-16 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 brownie: 179 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 138mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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