Brownies are a well-loved dessert around nearly any family table, and HERSHEY’S Best Brownies take the cake. Even baking beginners can get these popular treats just right with some HERSHEY’S cocoa and a few common pantry staples. With nothing but a mixing bowl, a baking pan and an oven, you can turn a handful of simple components into sweet, classic chocolate brownies with the perfect taste and texture. Sprinkle fruit, nuts, coconut or more chocolate on top and cut your masterpiece into squares for your next birthday party, movie night or ordinary after-dinner dessert with a not so ordinary level of deliciousness.
Top your brownies with our creamy brownie frosting recipe.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 9-inch square baking pan.
Stir together butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl. Add eggs; beat well with spoon. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to egg mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in nuts, if desired. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Prepare "Creamy Brownie Frosting"; spread over brownies. Cut into squares.
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