Stars and Stripes Brownies

Jazz up easy-mix brownies, red, white and blue style!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
1
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ red decorating gel
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ blue decorating gel
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ white decorator icing
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors stars
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil so foil extends about 2 inches over sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray. Make and bake brownies as directed on box. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Remove brownies from pan by lifting foil; peel foil from sides of brownies. Continue as desired with options below.

    Flag Brownies: Frost brownies. Using red decorating gel, pipe stripes onto frosted brownie. Add decors in upper left corner of brownie. 24 brownies

    Firecracker Brownies: Using 1-inch round cookie cutter, cut out brownie rounds. Stack 2 brownie rounds together, spreading frosting between rounds and on top. Garnish with decors. 48 brownies

    Star Brownies: Using 2 1/2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut brownies. Place frosting in resealable food-storage bag; cut off one bottom corner of bag. Pipe frosting on star-shaped brownies. Sprinkle with decors. 13 brownies

Expert Tips

Look for decorating gels in the baking section of craft stores or grocery stores.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Frosted Flag Brownie (Undecorated)
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.