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Fudge-Topped Brownies


6 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
24 brownies

The only thing better than chocolate brownies is fudge-topped chocolate brownies. A classic, chewy brownie base gains a more decadent appeal with rich fudge on top. Try this easy recipe and deliver an unforgettable dessert.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Bake Time
40 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours
Chill Time
2 hours


  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks) , melted
  • 2 cups
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2
  • 1/2 cup
  • 3 tsps
    vanilla extract , divided
  • 1 cup
    nuts chopped
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (12-oz. pkg.)
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (14 oz.)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
pan 13x9x2-inch pan
mixing bowl mixing bowl
chef hat wooden spoon
measuring cup measuring cups
pot saucepan
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.


Stir together butter, sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, eggs, milk and 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla in large bowl; beat well. Stir in nuts. Spread batter in prepared pan.


Bake 40 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Just before brownies are done, in heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla. Immediately spread over hot brownies. Cool in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate. Cut into bars.

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