Now-a-day's my grandma and I are pretty close. She is my hero and the kind of person I want to be when I grow up because she's borderline genius and so incredibly loving. My grandma lives about four hours away so growing up, I didn't get to see her that often and get a chance to eat all her goodies. I do, however, remember one week that we spent up north and my sister and I were the lucky ones that got to go hang out at Grandma's house and bake brownies with her! They were so good and it was the first time I had ever seen anyone make brownies from scratch (sorry Mom, but those boxed mixes just don't do it. You have other wonderful attributes that I adore you for).
This past July my mom and I spent a weekend up north with my grandma's and while we were there, my grandma showed me a handful of handwritten recipes. She let me take them home with me and copy them; it felt like I was taking home gold! I finally was able to get the chance to make these brownies this week and they are so decedant. These brownies are really rich, super chocolatey, and so so fudgy (in a good way)! I highly suggest taking a small warm brownie and having a glass of milk on hand to wash it down. It's perfect!
Since my grandma's handwritten recipes meant so much to me, I thought you would all like the chance to be able to write down your own recipes for you to pass on to family members or just to keep on hand. You can download some of your own pretty printable recipe cards here to enjoy!
to make triple chocolate brownies:
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter2 cups sugar3 eggs1 tsp. vanilla extract1 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips1/2 cup milk chocolate chips1/2 cup white chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Farenheit. Butter a 9 x 9 inch metal baking pan.
In a large glass bowl, combine the chopped unsweetened chocolate and the cubed butter. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes until butter is melted. Stir until completely combined. Mix in sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until combined. Add flour to mixture and stir, then combine all chocolate chips. Pour batter into the baking pan and bake for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean when poked in the center. Do not overbake otherwise they're get too chewy. Once out of the oven, sprinkle a tablespoon of two of extra chocolate chips and gently press into the top. Let cool in baking pan on top of a cooling rack.
Enjoy with a glass of milk.