Indulge in the nostalgic flavors of childhood with these homemade cosmic brownies. These fudgy brownies topped with a layer of colorful chocolate candies are sure to bring back memories of lunchtime treats. Perfect for parties, potlucks, or just a sweet snack!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chocolate candies (M&M’s or similar)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×9 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix melted butter and sugar until well combined. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing until smooth.
  3. Stir in cocoa powder, flour, salt, and baking powder until just combined. Do not overmix.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth the top with a spatula. Sprinkle chocolate candies on top.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  6. Allow the brownies to cool completely in the pan before slicing into squares.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 220 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 10g || Fiber: 2g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The fudgy texture of the brownies is irresistible.
  2. The colorful chocolate candies add a fun and festive touch.
  3. These cosmic brownies are easy to make and perfect for any occasion.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter to prevent dense brownies.
  2. Be careful not to overbake the brownies to keep them fudgy.

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