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HERSHEY'S Ultimate Chocolate Brownies

Details

Time
57 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
24 brownies

Become a brownie-baking master with HERSHEY'S Ultimate Chocolate Brownies recipe. The combination of easy easy One-Bowl Chocolate Buttercream Frosting topped with HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips provides a depth of flavor and layered textures that bring excitement to every bite. Pair your Ultimate Chocolate Brownies recipe with a glass of milk or a vanilla ice cream topping for a flavor contrast that brings out the richness of the HERSHEY'S Cocoa. Wondering how this brownies recipe will help you become a baking master? Because you'll be baking this recipe over and over again! 

 

 

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
37 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    baking soda
  • 2/3 cup
    butter, or margarine melded and divided
  • 1/2 cup
    boiling water
  • 2 cups
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    salt
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chipsor HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 bowl
    buttercream frosting(recipe follows)
  • Additional
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (optional)
READY TO MAKE THIS RECIPE

Step-By-Step Directions

1

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

2

Stir together cocoa and baking soda in large bowl; stir in 1/3 cup butter. Add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens. Stir in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 cup butter; stir until smooth. Add flour, vanilla and salt; blend completely. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan.

3

Bake 35 to 40 minutes for rectangular pan, 30 to 35 minutes for square pans or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost with ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING. Garnish with chocolate chips, if desired. Cut into squares. Makes about 24 brownies.

ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 2-2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Beat butter in medium bowl. Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk,
beating to spreading consistency (additional milk may be needed). Stir in vanilla.
About 2 cups frosting.