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Winter Wonderland Snowmen Brownies Recipe

Winter Wonderland Snowmen Brownies Recipe

These brownies guaranty to make your family and guests smile. They will satisfy any sweet tooth.—Hershey Food Corporation, Cheryl Reitz, Hershey, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted, divided
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional
  • Miniature M&M's and semisweet chocolate chips, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine cocoa and baking soda. Beat in 1/3 cup butter. Stir in water until mixture thickens. Stir in sugar, eggs, vanilla and remaining butter. Beat in flour. Stir in peanut butter chips. Line a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan with foil and grease the foil; spread batter evenly in pan.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until brownies pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and refrigerate until firm. Use a snowman pattern or a cookie cutter to mark brownies; cut with a knife. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Decorate with M&M's and chips if desired. Yield: 1 dozen large or 3 dozen small brownies.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 421 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 225 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.