Did you know that there is a simple tip that is the best way to cut brownies and bars? With one item you can have perfectly cut brownies and bars.
Today I have a simple kitchen tip for you. As a bonus, I am also sharing some of my favorite brownie and bar recipes.
The other day I made a pan of brownies and a pan of lemon bars to take to my husband’s office. As I was cutting them I realized that I had never shared how I cut brownies and bars.
This might be a tip that you already know about, but I thought some of my readers might not be aware of the easiest way to cut brownies and bars.
Not only is it the easiest way to cut them, but it also keeps them so much prettier for serving.
The tip is to simply use a plastic knife to cut them. Yes, a plastic knice. Like the disposable plastic kind, you use for picnics and potlucks. It really is the easiest way to cut brownies and bars.
It really is that easy. The plastic knife cuts through them so well.
It makes for perfect brownies and bars every time. That is all you have to do. Just use a plastic knife when cutting them into squares. I know it sounds too simple, but it really works.
I just keep a plastic knife in my silverware drawer so that it is handy anytime I need it. I just wash it and reuse it.
Have you tried it before?
Now for the list of my favorite brownie and bar recipes.
This list of recipes for brownies and bars includes both regular and gluten free recipes and also recipes that include directions for making them gluten free.
Posted July 2017. Updated January 2023.