Valentine Message Brownies

Valentine Message Brownies

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediate

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories320
Calories from Fat170
Total Fat19 g29% DV
Saturated Fat10 g50% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol45 mg15% DV
Sodium115 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates39 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars32 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron10% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories320
Calories from Fat170
Total Fat19 g29% DV
Saturated Fat10 g50% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol45 mg15% DV
Sodium115 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates39 g13% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars32 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A6% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron10% DV
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract , divided
  • 1 cup nuts chopped
  • 2 cups HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (12-oz. pkg.)
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.) (not evaporated milk)
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Red food color (optional)
  • Candy sprinkles and other decorative candies or sugars (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan. Grease bottom and sides of foiled-lined pan.
  • 2. Melt butter in medium saucepan. Stir in sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, eggs, milk and 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract; blend well. Stir in nuts. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  • 3. Bake 40 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Just before brownies are done, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla. Immediately spread over hot brownie. Cool in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate just until fudge layer is set.
  • 4. Using heart-shaped cookie cutters, cut out brownie hearts. Press each brownie heart out of cookie cutter so that fudge side is against wax paper. Turn over so that fudge side is on top.
  • 5. Prepared and tint frosting to desired color or colors. Pipe messages or decorations onto fudge. Garnish with sugar and small candies as desired. About 24 hearts.

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