Hershey’s Best Brownies: The classic fudgy recipe made with cocoa

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Vintage Hershey's Best Brownies The classic fudgy recipe made with cocoa

Hershey’s 5-minute recipe: Hershey’s Best Brownies

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Vintage Hershey's Best Brownies The classic fudgy recipe made with cocoa

Hershey's Best Brownies

Yield: 32 brownies
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup boiling water (measure accurately)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Stir cocoa and baking soda in mixing bowl.
  2. Blend in 1/3 cup vegetable oil.
  3. Add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens.
  4. Stir in sugar, eggs and the remaining 1/3 cup of vegetable oil; stir until smooth.
  5. Add flour, vanilla, and salt, blend completely.
  6. Pour into lightly greased 13 x 9-inch pan or two 8-inch square pans.
  7. Bake at 350 F for 35 to 40 minutes for the 13 x 9-inch pan; 30 to 32 minutes for the 8-inch square pans.
  8. Cool; frost, if desired.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 32 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 144Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 41mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 2g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

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One Response

  1. You had a brownies recipe on the cocoa powder can about the late 1960’s or early 70’s. I would love to have that recipe if it is still available.

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