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Cinnamon Chip No-Fail Brownies

Serve Cinnamon Chip No-Fail Brownies with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream. For added yumminess drizzle with caramel sauce!
Course Bars, Desserts
Cuisine All-American
Keyword bars, brownies, cinnamon chips
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (1 stick)
  • 1 cup lightly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • Optional Extras:
  • add one or a combination to customize
  • 1/2 to 1 cup cinnamon chips, chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, semi-sweet chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips or butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 to 1 cup chopped toasted nuts, pecans, walnuts, macadamia, peanuts
  • 1/2 to 1 cup chopped dried fruit or shredded/flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup liquor, bourbon, rum, whiskey. Note: If using liquor, increase flour by 1 tablespoon to accommodate.
  • 1/2 teaspoon flavorings or extracts. coconut, mint, rum, raspberry
  • 2 tablespoons espresso powder. instant


  • Heat oven 350º F. Line an 8 x 8-inch metal baking pan with aluminum foil.
  • Lightly spray foil with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, stir melted butter and brown sugar until blended. Add the egg, vanilla extract, and salt. Stir vigorously until smooth. When the batter looks well blended, add the flour and stir until no more streaks of flour remain. Stir in cinnamon chips, nuts or dried fruit, if using.
  • Spread the batter evenly in lined pan and bake 20 to 25 minutes or
  • until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out relatively clean.
  • Cool, then cut into 16 squares.
  • Serve with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream