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Ultimate Chocolate Brownies
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Ingredients

Difficulty Level
Intermediate
Type
Recipe,Brownies & Bars
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine , melted 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 Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • ONE-BOWL BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (recipe follows)
  • Additional HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (optional)

DIRECTIONS

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  • 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.

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HERSHEY'S Cocoa

Bake using HERSHEY'S Cocoa to create a sweet treat sure to please. Use HERSHEY'S products for all your baking needs.

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HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Bake using HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips to create a sweet treat sure to please. Use HERSHEY'S products for all your baking needs.

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HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips

Bake using HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips to create a sweet treat sure to please. Use HERSHEY'S products for all your baking needs.

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