Spooky Brownies

Spooktacular fun and scrumptious eating are coming your way! Gather your goblins to share lots of baking tricks and treats.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 55 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

Brownies

1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg called for on brownie mix box

Decorations

1 1/4
cups Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy creamy white frosting (from 16 oz container)
Betty Crocker™ green, pink and blue neon gel food color
16
large marshmallows
Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
Betty Crocker™ black decorating gel (from 0.68-oz tube)
1
roll Betty Crocker™ Fruit Roll-Ups® chewy fruit snack (any red variety)
Gummy worms candies

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 8-inch or 9-inch square pan with cooking spray or shortening. Make brownies as directed on box. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows, making 16 brownies.
  • 2 Divide frosting among 3 small microwavable bowls. Heat frosting as needed: microwave 1 bowl uncovered on High about 10 seconds until frosting can be stirred smooth. If frosting becomes too firm while decorating, microwave on High an additional 5 seconds; stir.
  • 3 Decorate as directed below, using 5 or 6 brownies for each bowl of frosting.<br> <b> <b>Franken-Brownies</b> Add 3 drops green food color to frosting in 1 bowl; mix well. Top each of 6 brownies with 1 large marshmallow. Spoon 1 tablespoon green frosting over each marshmallow to coat. Decorate with green baking bits for eyes and ears. Use black gel for mouths and centers of eyes. Cut fruit snack to use for hair. <br> <b>Boo-Brownies</b> Top each of 5 brownies with 1 large marshmallow. Spoon 1 tablespoon white frosting over each marshmallow to coat. Use black gel for eyes and mouths. <br> <b>Spider Brownies</b> Add 2 drops pink food color and 1 drop blue food color to frosting in 1 bowl; mix well. Top each of 5 brownies with 1 large marshmallow. Tuck gummy worms candies under each marshmallow for legs. Spoon 1 tablespoon purple frosting over each marshmallow to coat. Use orange baking bits for eyes. Use black gel for mouths, centers of eyes and eyebrows.

Expert Tips

Line the baking pan with foil for easier cutting and quick cleanup.

Look for neon food colors next to the standard food colors in your supermarket.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
37g
37%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.