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Touchdown Brownie Cups

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
24 Min.
Prep:
20 Min.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Yields:
18 brownie cups

Score huge points with your team of friends and family by baking these scrumptious Touchdown Brownie Cups with HERSHEY'S Cocoa Powder and crunchy pecans. Baking brownies in a muffin tin is a fun and easy way to change up a classic recipe. This Touchdown Brownie Cups recipe is always a delicious hit for tailgates and cozy Sundays at home.  Make gameday something everyone looks forward to by making delicious treats to celebrate your team. This impressive HERSHEY'S Gridiron Cake looks just like a football field! Sweets for the win!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
24 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/3 cups
    pecans chopped, divided
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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
2-1/2 inch muffin cup tin 2-1/2 inch muffin cup tin
muffin cups muffin cups
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
microwave microwave
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Line 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with paper or foil bake cups.

2

Place butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar; stir until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add flour and 1 cup pecans; stir until well blended. Fill prepared muffin cups about 3/4 full with batter; sprinkle 1 teaspoon remaining nuts over top of each.

3

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until tops begin to dry and crack. Cool completely in cups on wire rack.

TIP

Dust tops with powdered sugar, if desired.

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