Best Brownie and Blondie Recipes

By Frances Kim of Martha Stewart Living

If choosing between brownies and blondies is too difficult for you, don’t! Just bake a batch of each. You can’t go wrong with any of our favorite recipes.

Chewy Brownies

Chewy on the edges and fudgy in the center, this brownie offers a little for everyone.


  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for baking pan 365
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour 
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 
  • 7 ounces unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped (1 1/3 cups) 
  • 3 tablespoons safflower or coconut oil 
  • 1 cup granulated sugar 
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar 
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature