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Hershey’s Best Brownies Recipes

Hershey’s Best Brownies Recipe

Hershey’s Best Brownies
Inspired by a recipe from the back of a label of Hershey’s Cocoa
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 300kcal


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter or nondairy substitute
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar the original recipe calls for 2 cups
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup nuts or chocolate chips optional


  •  Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and sea salt; set it aside.
  • Grease a 9X13 inch baking pan.
  • Melt the butter in a pan on the stovetop or in the microwave, as preferred.
  • Pour the butter into a mixing bowl. Stir in the sugar and vanilla. Add the eggs one at a time, beating in each addition. Add the flour mixture and combine. Stir in nuts or chocolate chips, if desired.
  • Pour the batter into the baking pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes. Cool the brownies in the baking dish completely before slicing.