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Ultimate Chocolate Brownies

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  • 3/4 cup hershey's cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup butter; melted and divided
  • 1/2 cup water; boiling
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mint or reg chocolate chips

Buttercream Frosting

  • 6 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup hershey's cocoa
  • 2 2/3 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 13x9" pan.

In medium bowl, combine cocoa and baking soda; blend in 1/3 cup melted butter. Add the boiling water; stir until mixture thickens.

Stir in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 c melted butter; stir until smooth. Add flour, vanilla and salt; blend completely.

Stir in chocolate chips; pour into prepared pan.

Bake 35-40 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely; frost with Buttercream Frosting.

Cut into squares.

Buttercream Frosting:

Cream butter in small mixing bowl; add cocoa and sugar alternately with milk. Beat to spreading consistency; blend in vanilla.

Serving Size: Makes 15 servings

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