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Pumpkin Brownies


3 hours
Skill Level
5 brownies

Adding a swirl of pumpkin throughout this brownie batter is the perfect way to take your regular brownies into fall. You can add HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips for an extra rich brownie, or HERSHEY'S Cinnamon Chips for an additional fall spice.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
43 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours


  • 1/2 cup
    unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup
    canned pumpkin
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup
    sugar plus 3 tablespoons divided


Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Loaf Pan 9x5-Inch Loaf Pan
Parchment Paper Parchment Paper
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
measuring cups Measuring Cups
Bowl Bowl
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 325° F. Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper, extending paper beyond pan edges.


Place 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, butter and cocoa in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high (100%) 30 seconds; stir. Microwave an additional 30 seconds; stir. Let mixture stand 1 minute. Stir in egg, vanilla and salt. Add flour; stir vigorously until blended (about 50 strokes). Spread batter in prepared pan; set aside.


Combine pumpkin, remaining 1 tablespoon sugar, egg yolk and pumpkin pie spice in small bowl. Drop by teaspoons onto brownie batter; swirl with metal spatula or knife for marbled effect.


Bake 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into center comes out with moist crumbs. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Use parchment paper to lift brownie out of pan. Cut into slices. Cover; refrigerate leftover brownies.

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