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Touchdown Brownie Cups

Details

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
18 brownie cups

Score huge points with these scrumptious pecan and brownie cupcakes made with cocoa powder. Baking brownies in a muffin tin is a fun way to change up a classic recipe. These touchdown brownie cups are always a delicious hit for game day or any day.

Ingredients & Directions

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

Ingredients

  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine (2 sticks)
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Special Dark Cocoa
  • 1 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/3 cups
    pecans chopped, divided

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
2-1/2 inch muffin cup tin 2-1/2 inch muffin cup tin
muffin cups muffin cups
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
microwave microwave
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack
1

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

2

Place butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1-1/2 minutes or until melted. Add cocoa; stir until smooth. Add brown sugar and granulated sugar; stir until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add flour and 1 cup pecans; stir until well blended. Fill prepared muffin cups about 3/4 full with batter; sprinkle 1 teaspoon remaining nuts over top of each.

3

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until tops begin to dry and crack. Cool completely in cups on wire rack.

TIP

Dust tops with powdered sugar, if desired.

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