Moist and chocolatey, these cakelike brownies are sure to please the most devoted chocoholic.


Makes 32 brownies


1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
4 egg whites, lightly beaten
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped unsalted mixed nuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13X9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk boiling water and cocoa in large bowl. Stir in flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg whites, oil, vanilla, baking powder and salt; mix well. Fold in chopped nuts, if desired.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake 25 minutes or until brownies spring back when lightly touched. Do not overbake. Cool in pan on wire rack; cut into 32 pieces.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Brownie (1/32 of total recipe) without nuts
Calories 81
Calories from Fat 26 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 37 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Fat 1/2

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