How to Make Brownies Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

Brownies are great for bringing people together and they are perfect for the holidays. Whether you serve them as a dessert, ice cream optional, or as a morning treat, brownies make everyone smile!

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How to Make Brownies Perfect for Holiday Entertaining Recipe
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Preheat oven to 350F.

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Place chips in microwave-safe bowl.

Place chips in microwave-safe bowl.

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3
Bring butter to room temperature.

Bring butter to room temperature.

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Break butter into pieces and add to chips.

Break butter into pieces and add to chips.

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Microwave for 1 minute. It will look like this afterwards.

Microwave for 1 minute. It will look like this afterwards.

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Stir it, and it will look like this...

Stir it, and it will look like this...

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Microwave another 30 seconds and stir. The chocolate will look like this... See the waves?

Microwave another 30 seconds and stir. The chocolate will look like this... See the waves?

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Pour chocolate into mixing bowl.

Pour chocolate into mixing bowl.

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Add cocoa powder. Do not mix yet.

Add cocoa powder. Do not mix yet.

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Eggs should also be close to room temperature.

Eggs should also be close to room temperature.

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Add eggs. Do not mix yet.

Add eggs. Do not mix yet.

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Measure out sugar.

Measure out sugar.

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Add to mix. Do not mix yet.

Add to mix. Do not mix yet.

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Add baking powder. Do not mix yet.

Add baking powder. Do not mix yet.

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Add vanilla. Do not mix yet.

Add vanilla. Do not mix yet.

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Add flour. Do not mix yet.

Add flour. Do not mix yet.

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Add yogurt and mix until just combined. Overmixing brownies will make them tough and flat. There is a science in making these treats... Mixing as a last step helps keep that science working for you!

Add yogurt and mix until just combined. Overmixing brownies will make them tough and flat. There is a science in making these treats... Mixing as a last step helps keep that science working for you!

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Batter will look like this and be very thick.

Batter will look like this and be very thick.

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Line a 13" x 9" baking dish with parchment paper. Spread brownie batter in. Bake 350F for 50-60 minutes.

Line a 13" x 9" baking dish with parchment paper. Spread brownie batter in. Bake 350F for 50-60 minutes.

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Take out when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Take out when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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Transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

Transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

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Once cool, dust with powdered sugar... Like freshly fallen snow...

Once cool, dust with powdered sugar... Like freshly fallen snow...

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Slice into squares and enjoy!!

Slice into squares and enjoy!!

Ingredients

1 Pounds Milk chocolate chips 
1 Cup Salted butter 
½ Cups Unsweetened cocoa powder 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla 
1 Teaspoon Baking powder 
5 Eggs 
2 Cups Flour 
Cups Sugar 
½ Cups Plain yogurt 
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