1/2 cup butter ( no substitutes, melt in microwave)

1 cup granulated sugar

4 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup flour

1 (16 ounce) cans Hershey’s syrup

1 cup chopped nuts (optional) Icing

3 cups confectioners’ sugar

1/2 cup butter, melted ( no subs)

4 tablespoons cocoa

4 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350*. Grease the bottom of a 10 X 15 inch pan
  2. After melting butter in microwave, cream sugar and butter together. Add eggs, one at a time and beating well after each addition.

. Add vanilla extract.

  1. Add flour, mix well.
  2. Add Hershey syrup, mix well.
  3. Add chopped nuts, if using.
  4. Pour batter into pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until brownies test done with a toothpick.
  5. When the brownies are almost done baking, prepare icing.
  6. Bring to boil in the microwave, the butter, cocoa and 1 T. milk.
  7. In a mixing bowl, add confectioners’ sugar. Add the cocoa mixture to the sugar and beat well. Add 1 t.
    vanilla extract. Add the rest of the milk. Add enough to get the desired spreading consistency.
  8. Let brownies cool about 5-10 minutes. QUICKLY Spread icing on brownies. Sprinkle with some more chopped
    nuts, if desired. The icing will harden to a fudge-like consistency.
  9. Let brownies cool completely before cutting into squares.

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