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Ballot Box Brownies Recipe

Ballot Box Brownies
  • Intermediate

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Prep Time:
24 Minutes
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size:
Servings per Recipe:

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 230 -
Calories from Fat 90 -
Total Fat 10g 15% DV
Saturated Fat 6g 30% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 30mg 10% DV
Sodium 105mg 4% DV
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 24g -
Protein 3g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 6% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
  • 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 chopped nuts (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 24 to 36 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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  • 4 stars

    5/11/2010

    The best brownie I have ever ate!! A fudge and cake like brownie in one.

  • 4 stars

    7/13/2010

    I make these brownies all the time and they go like hot cakes. They are so rich and tasty everyone always raves!

  • 4 stars

    8/20/2010

    the best and most moist brownies i have ever eaten!!!!!! only thing is that i had to bake it for a little bit longer than the reciepe. BUT AMAZING!!!!!!!! YOU WILL LOVE THEM

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