Baker’s easy one-bowl German sweet chocolate brownie recipe: A classic from 1997

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Baker's one-bowl German sweet chocolate brownies, starring chocolate, coconut & nuts 1997

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Baker’s one-bowl German sweet chocolate brownies (1997)

Never send a cookie to do a brownie’s job! These easy German sweet chocolate brownies are deliciously indulgent, and have a coconut-nut topping.

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Easy German sweet chocolate brownies!


Baker's easy one-bowl German sweet chocolate brownies (1997)

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour


  • 4 ounces Baker's Germans Sweet Baking Chocolate
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, divided, optional
  • 3-1/2 ounces Baker's Angel Flake Coconut
  • 1/4 cup milk


  1. Heat oven to 350 (F) -- 325 (F) for a glass baking dish.
  2. Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan.
  3. Microwave chocolate and butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 minutes or until butter is melted.
  4. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. (Or melt chocolate and butter in small heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate is melted and smooth.)
  5. Stir 1/2 cup of the brown sugar into chocolate until well blended.
  6. Mix in eggs.
  7. Stir in flour and 1/2 cup of the pecans until well blended. Spread in prepared pan.
  8. Mix coconut, remaining brown sugar and pecans in same bowl.
  9. Stir in milk until well blended. Spoon evenly over brownie batter.
  10. Bake 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out with fudgy crumbs. DO NOT OVERBAKE.
  11. Cool in pan. Cut into 16 slices.


*If omitting nuts, increase coconut to 2-2/3 cups (one 7-oz. pkg.)

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 169Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 25mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 10gProtein: 3g

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