Ballot Box Brownies

Ballot Box Brownies

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 24  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories260
Calories from Fat120
Total Fat14 g22% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol50 mg17% DV
Sodium160 mg7% DV
Total Carbohydrates36 g12% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars28 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron10% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories260
Calories from Fat120
Total Fat14 g22% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol50 mg17% DV
Sodium160 mg7% DV
Total Carbohydrates36 g12% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars28 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron10% DV
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup nuts chopped (optional)
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING (optional)
  • Red, white, blue decorating icing in tube or can

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 2. Melt butter in medium saucepan; add cocoa, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Add sugar, salt, eggs and vanilla; beat with spoon until thoroughly combined. Add flour and baking powder; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 30 minutes or until top is dry and brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost, if desired. Cut into bars. Garnish with Vote theme, using red, white and blue icing. Makes about 24 brownies.
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Beat butter in small bowl. Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla. About 1 cup frosting.
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