Lunchroom Ladies Brownies

Indulge in the nostalgia of a classic brownie recipe that has stood the test of time. These Lunchroom Ladies Brownies are rich, fudgy, and simply irresistible.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

These brownies are a delightful throwback to the past, with a perfect balance of sweetness and chocolatey goodness. They are easy to make and guaranteed to satisfy your sweet cravings.


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter and cocoa until well blended.
  3. Add in the flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and chopped nuts. Mix until the batter is smooth.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread it evenly.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Check for doneness at 20 minutes by inserting a toothpick into the center; it should come out with a few moist crumbs.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40-45 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Calories: 300 per serving


Store the brownies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or freeze for longer preservation.

Recipe Tips:

For an extra indulgent twist, serve these brownies warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. The nuts can be omitted for a nut-free version if desired. Enjoy the rich, chocolatey goodness of these classic brownies!

Enjoy baking and savoring these delightful Lunchroom Ladies Brownies that have been enjoyed for generations!

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