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HERSHEY'S Best Brownies

Details

Time
2 hours 20 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 brownies

We don't call this HERSHEY'S Best Brownies recipe for nothing. Make scrumptious brownies from scratch with cocoa powder and chocolate chips.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
35 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    butter or margarine (2 sticks)

  • 2 cups

    sugar

  • 2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • 4

    eggs

  • 3/4 cup

    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa

  • 1 cup

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp

    baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp

    salt

  • 1 cup

    chopped nuts (optional)

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Make our "Creamy Brownie Frosting" to complete the recipe as shown in the Image.

Step-By-Step-Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
OVEN
baking pan
13x9x2-INCH BAKING PAN
micro wave safe bowl
MICROWAVE-SAFE BOWL
microwave
MICROWAVE
measuring cups
MEASURING CUPS
wire rack
WIRE RACK
rubber scraper
RUBBER SCRAPER
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan or two 8- or 9-inch square pans.

2

Place butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until melted. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well with spoon after each addition. Add cocoa; beat until well blended. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat well. Stir in nuts, if desired. Pour batter into prepared pan or pans.

3

Bake 30 to 35 minutes for 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan (20 to 22 minutes for 8- or 9-inch pans) or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Prepare and frost brownie with Creamy Brownie Frosting, if desired. Garnish frosted brownies with milk chocolate chips, if desired. Cut into bars.

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