In response to the provincial government moving to Step 2 under "The Path Forward" plan, our weight room will be open again for for in-person, pre-booked, low intensity exercises effective March 8. Learn more...
Effective February 8, we are offering pre-booked, in-person, one-on-one and one-on-one household personal training and swimming lessons. We continue to provide virtual programming for those individuals and families with an active JCC membership.  Learn more...

Classic Brownies

Not only is Christina available to help out our members from behind the JCC Customer Service Desk, but she would love to share her Classic Brownies with everyone! This is an easy pantry recipe that is rich and chewy, baked in just 30 minutes!


Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 16 Servings



  • 1½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • ¼ cup nuts (optional)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup cooking oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup cold water



  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine flour, salt, sugar, cocoa, optional nuts in a separate bowl.
  3. Combine vanilla, cooking oil, eggs, and cold water into your mixing bowl. Beat until combined.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients in with wet ingredients. Keeping mixer on medium speed.
  5. Once all combined pour batter into 13” x 9” pan.
  6. Bang pan on counter until all bubbles are gone.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Cool on wire rack. Enjoy!