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HERSHEY'S Best Brownie

So quick, so easy, one bowl cleanup, and ready to eat when you are? Then this is the brownie for you
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownie, frosting
Method: Bake
Skill Level: Basic
Servings: 24
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Marilyn Lesniak



  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter or margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts optional
  • Creamy Brownie Frosting


  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine softened
  • 6 tablespoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons milk



  • Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • Place butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until melted. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well with spoon after each addition. Add cocoa; beat until well blended. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat well. Stir in nuts, if desired. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Prepare and frost brownie with CREAMY BROWNIE FROSTING, if desired. Cut into bars. Makes about 24 brownies.


  • Beat butter, cocoa, corn syrup and vanilla in small bowl until blended. Add powdered sugar and milk; beat to spreading consistency. Makes 1-2/3 cups frosting.


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Serving: 1g | Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1.8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3.1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg