When my husband saw this recipe on my computer screen he asked me what made Gravestone Brownies different from regular brownies. I told him I liked the name because it seemed appropriate for Halloween but he kept saying, “if you are giving them a name, doesn’t it have to relate to what’s unique about them? Like “Cajun Chicken” means the chicken is made with Cajun spices.” I thought it about it for a second and replied, “they’re so delicious and to die for”. He was still dubious, so I gave him a brownie to try and finally….he agreed!
These brownies are so rich and chocolatey I’m not sure I would advise making them for any kid under the age of 5, because when my 4 1/2 year old saw them cooling on the kitchen counter, I think he nearly fainted from excitement (I still think “Gravestone Brownies” is better than “Fainting Brownies”).
If you’re having a get together for an older crowd, these are seriously easy and a ton of fun to make!
- 3/4 Cup all purpose flour
- 3/4 Cup cocoa powder
- 3/4 Tsp kosher salt
- 15 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
- 1 1/2 Cups sugar
- 2 Tsp vanilla extract
- 3 large eggs
- 1/2 Cup Semisweet Chocolate, chopped (You can also use chocolate chips)