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5 from 1 vote

Lunch Lady Brownies

These Lunch Lady Brownies are such a simple brownie recipe to whip up!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 759kcal


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract

For the Frosting:

  • 1/4 cup butter unsalted
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • Prepare a 9 x 13 baking dish. 
  • In a stand mixer or using a hand mixer, cream the butter, cinnamon, and sugar together. Add in the cocoa powder and mix well. 
  • Add flour, salt, and eggs one at a time. Add vanilla. Mix well, but don't over mix. 
  • Spread the brownie mixture into the 9 x 13 dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. 
  • For the frosting, blend all of the ingredients together until combined and smooth.
  • Pour quickly over the warm brownies and spread evenly. 
  • Allow to cool slightly before cutting and serving. 


  1. Store leftover brownies in an airtight container for up to 3 days. 


Calories: 759kcal | Carbohydrates: 123g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 95g | Vitamin A: 899IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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