These yummy brownies can be made vegan, just use margarine in place of butter.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 brownies
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan. In a heavy saucepan combine the 1/3 cup of flour and water. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thick. Transfer to a mixing bowl and set aside to cool.

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  • In a small saucepan, melt butter. When butter has melted, add the cocoa and mix until smooth; set aside to cool. Beat the sugar and vanilla into the cooled flour mixture. Stir in the cocoa mixture until well blended. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, stir into the batter until just blended. Fold in walnuts if desired. Spread evenly in the prepared pan.

  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts

198 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 33.2g 11% DV; fat 7g 11% DV; cholesterol 12.2mg 4% DV; sodium 136.8mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2006
For those of us who are unable to use eggs in our baking this is a winner! I have tried many times to make a brownie using different egg replacers and have never suceeded. Usually it ends up a googey mess or just like a cake. This is great. I made 2 batches the first exactly to recipe - came out a little cakey but great taste. The second lot I followed other reviewers suggestions and add enough milk to be able to "pour" the batter into the pan and also added about 1/2 cup of choc chips. This was fantastic!!!! (Not exactly like brownie made with eggs but very very close). Thank you for this recipe. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
07/07/2006
This recipe was very good but I felt that some changes could be made to improve the taste and texture. I substituted 4 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted with the margarine, for the cocoa, and cut the flour down to 1 1/2 cups. I added the 1 cup chocolate chips and to produce a more fudgy product, I also cut the baking powder down to 1 tsp. The result is amazing and hard to believe that they are egg free. I have tried for years to develop a suitable brownie recipe for my son who is allergic to eggs. This recipe, with the changes I suggest, is far superior to any I have tried previously. They definitely pass the brownie test! Read More
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182 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 91
  • 4 star values: 43
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 14
  • 1 star values: 25
Rating: 3 stars
07/06/2006
This recipe was very good but I felt that some changes could be made to improve the taste and texture. I substituted 4 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted with the margarine, for the cocoa, and cut the flour down to 1 1/2 cups. I added the 1 cup chocolate chips and to produce a more fudgy product, I also cut the baking powder down to 1 tsp. The result is amazing and hard to believe that they are egg free. I have tried for years to develop a suitable brownie recipe for my son who is allergic to eggs. This recipe, with the changes I suggest, is far superior to any I have tried previously. They definitely pass the brownie test! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/02/2007
My kids have milk/egg allergies so I was looking for a good brownie recipe. This is NOT it. The texture and taste are terrible. It's definitely more crumbly-cakey than chewy and fudgy. It has an acidic aftertaste as well and it requires several steps--Not worth it! Perhaps some serious tweaking would fix some of the issues but as it stands it's a waste of flour and sugar. We did really enjoy Vegan Brownies by SandyWifey31S. Try that instead. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2006
For those of us who are unable to use eggs in our baking this is a winner! I have tried many times to make a brownie using different egg replacers and have never suceeded. Usually it ends up a googey mess or just like a cake. This is great. I made 2 batches the first exactly to recipe - came out a little cakey but great taste. The second lot I followed other reviewers suggestions and add enough milk to be able to "pour" the batter into the pan and also added about 1/2 cup of choc chips. This was fantastic!!!! (Not exactly like brownie made with eggs but very very close). Thank you for this recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/22/2003
Much to my surprise these brownies were amazing! My son has a peanut and egg allergy so we don't buy any baked goods. I was pleased to find a recipe that elimated eggs and even more pleased that the children loved it. I made these brownies using mini muffin tins. I also topped them with chocolate chips prior to baking. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/29/2003
Hey I'm VERY glad there was an egg-free brownie recipe!!!! I searched ALL OVER the brownie recipes till I found this one because I wanted to make brownies but I had NO EGGS!!! And I can't drive and I couldn't walk to the store at 11:30pm so I was stuck with no eggs. Luckily this recipe came to my rescue!!!hehe It wasn't that hard to make it just took a little while because you have to cook a couple things on the stove before mixing all the ingredients together. I also added extra cocoa and a little milk but if you're vegan and you need it thinned out a little you could always use soy milk I'm sure it'd work just as well. Anyways they were DELCIIOUS!!! They tasted like REALLY GOOD BOXED BROWNIES!!! I always make boxed brownies but I might just make these from now on!!! My brothers sure loved them they've been gobbling them up like hungry monsters!!!hehehehe:P Well MAKE SURE to follow the directions and enjoy!!! God Bless Amy Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/29/2008
These baked up into surprisingly moist cake-like brownies. I upped the cocoa powder to a whole cup but they still weren't fudgy enough; next time I'll add some brewed espresso and maybe chocolate chips or something to make the chocolate flavor more intense. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/11/2007
AWESOME The best egg-free brownies ever. Next time I'll try them with 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/23/2010
My 6 year old daughter has an egg allergy and desperately wanted me to make brownies she could eat for her half birthday celebration at school. While experimenting I made a brownie mix with egg-replacer. They were awful. I made the vegan brownies in allrecipies. They tasted great but were too crumbly for her to take to school. I then made this recipe as written. Compared to the vegan brownies they were rather tasteless but they had a good texture. So i decided to try again but partially follow the advice of another reviewer. I replaced the cocoa powder with 4 squares of unsweetened chocolate and sprinkled in a few mini semi-sweet chocoate chips. I also sprinkled a few of the mini semi-sweet chocolate chips on top before baking. They turned out wonderful and you would never know they don't contain eggs. My daughter's classmates loved them and so did my family. Now I can make brownies that the whole family can eat. (I don't put nuts in because both of my children have nut allergies as well.) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/29/2003
Great Brownies! My daughter is allergic to eggs and thanks to you she was able to enjoy brownies that actually taste like brownies. Crunchy on the outside chewy on the inside! Perfect! Read More
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