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Winter Wonderland Snowmen Brownies


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
24 brownies

These snowman brownies will melt in your mouth. The perfect combination of brownies, REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter and powdered sugar will delight during the winter season. Use the powdered sugar and miniature candies to decorate the snowmen.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
35 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 30 minutes


  • 3/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Special Dark Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2/3 cup
    butter or margarine, melted and divided
  • 1/2 cup
    boiling water
  • 2 cups
    granulated sugar
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 2/3 cups
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.)
  • powdered sugar (optional)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Foil Foil
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Cookie Cutters Cookie Cutters
Wire Rack Wire Rack
Refrigerator Refrigerator

Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil; grease foil.


Stir together cocoa and baking soda in large bowl; stir in 1/3 cup melted butter. Add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens. Stir in granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla and remaining 1/3 cup butter; stir until smooth. Add flour; stir until blended. Stir in peanut butter chips. Pour into prepared pan.


Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of foil. Cool completely in pan. Cover; refrigerate until firm. Remove from pan; remove foil. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters, or cut into squares. Just before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.


Use chips, sprinkles and small decorative candies to add features and buttons to snowmen.

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