Ree Drummond’s Trick for Extra-Fudgy Brownies

If there’s one thing Ree Drummond knows best, it’s stick-to-your-ribs cooking, and her Dark Chocolate Brownies are no

If there’s one thing Ree Drummond knows best, it’s stick-to-your-ribs cooking, and her Dark Chocolate Brownies are no exception.

The Pioneer Woman’s take on the popular dessert is decadent to say the least—even by her own standards. “Warning: Have a gallon of milk standing by,” she wrote on Facebook. “They’re ultra-rich!”

A quick perusal of her online recipe reveals a fairly simple, straightforward formulation. You can do it all in one pot and it takes just a few minutes. So, what’s her secret for maximum fudginess? It turns out that it’s not what she adds to her brownies, but what she doesn’t add that makes all the difference.