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Brownie Cupcakes


1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
18 servings

Is it a brownie? Is it a cupcake? It's both! Suprise your guests with a delicious chocolate brownie in the shape of a cupcake sprinkled with nuts on top.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
24 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes


  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3
    chopped nuts


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Muffin Cups 2-1/2-Inch Muffin Cups
Muffin Tin Muffin Tin
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Line 2-1/2-inch muffins cups with paper or foil bake cups.


Place butter in large microwave-safe bow. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar; stir with spoon until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well with spoon. Add flour and 1 cup nuts; stir until well blended.


Fill prepared muffin cups about 2/3 full with batter. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon remaining nuts over top of each.


Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until tops are cracked and feel firm (will be moist inside). Cool in cups on wire rack about 15 minutes. Remove from cups. Cool completely.

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