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Potato Chip Brownies

these brownies are the perfect late night drinking buddy. Potato chips hit the salty notes and the brownies provide a rich, sweet base.

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Potato Chip Brownies

Salty and sweet, these are a dangerous late night drinking buddy.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
cooling time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, chocolate chip, dark chocolate
Servings: 16
Calories: 292kcal



  • 1 cup butter unsalted, melted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup black cocoa powder I use Weirdo Good
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup potato chips
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips I like Ghirardhelli 60% cocoa chips


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Grease and dust a 9x9 pan with cocoa powder.
  • Mix together everything except the potato chips and chocolate chips until smooth. Pour into the prepared pan. Break apart any big chips and sprinkle over the batter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Pull the brownies and let cool 10 minutes. In the meantime, melt the 1/2 cup chocolate chips until smooth. Drizzle over the chips.
  • Let the brownies cool completely, at least another 20 minutes.
  • Cut into bars and enjoy!!


Sodium: 318mg | Calcium: 39mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 355IU | Sugar: 27g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 148mg | Cholesterol: 31mg | Calories: 292kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Fat: 15g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 37g | Iron: 1mg
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