15-Minute No-Bake Brownies

No bake brownies

The Spruce


  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 12 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
230 Calories
12g Fat
27g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 5g
Calcium 113mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

When the kids are bugging you to bake something, but you don't have the time, turn to this no-bake brownies recipe. This brownies recipe is quick, easy and uses ingredients you probably have on hand in your pantry. It can be such a relief to make dessert without having to turn on your oven!


  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients. 

    No bake brownies ingredients.
  2. Spray a 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

  3. Heat the sweetened condensed milk and unsweetened chocolate in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, until chocolate is melted and mixture thickens, about 10 minutes.

    Add condensed milk and chocolate to heat and cook until melted
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  4. Remove the pan from the heat, and stir in the graham cracker crumbs and half of the chopped walnuts.

    Stir in graham cracker crumbs and walnuts
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  5. Spread in the prepared pan. Top with the remaining walnuts.

    Spread brownie mixture in pan and add walnuts
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  6. Chill until firm, 3 to 4 hours.

    No bake brownies in 15 minutes
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  7. Serve and enjoy!

The easiest way to get graham cracker crumbs is to put the crackers into a food processor and pulse them until they are a fine crumb. You could also crumble them with your hands, or put them in a ziploc bag and crush them with a rolling pin.