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Gluten Free HERSHEY'S Ultimate Chocolate Brownies


3 hours
Skill Level
24 brownies

Going gluten free but still want a chocolatey treat from time to time? This gluten-free chocolate brownie recipe can be made with either HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips. Top it off with our one-bowl buttercream frosting.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
40 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours


  • 3/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2/3 cup
    butter or margarine, melted and divided
  • 1/2 cup
    boiling water
  • 2 cups
  • 2
  • 1 1/3 cups
    gluten free all-purpose baking mix
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 cup
    HERSHEY'S Special Dark Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • HERSHEY'S Special Dark Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (optional)
add a garnish Add a Garnish

Make our One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting to complete this recipe as shown in the image.


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Bowl Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Baking Pan (2) 8-Inch Square Pans
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan or two 8-inch square baking pans.


Stir together cocoa and baking soda in large bowl; stir in 1/3 cup butter. Add boiling water; stir until mixture thickens. Stir in sugar, eggs and remaining 1/3 cup butter; stir until smooth. Add baking mix, vanilla and salt; blend completely. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan.


Bake 40 to 45 minutes for rectangular pan, 35 to 40 minutes for square pans or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Frost with One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting. Garnish with chocolate chips, if desired. Cut into bars.

Note: Always read labels of each ingredient to ensure that they are gluten free prior to use.

Additional questions?