Traditional Holiday Tree Brownies

Cut up brownies to create a fun holiday treat. Decorating is child's play.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 21

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
2
or 3 drops green food color
1
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 16 oz container)
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors red and green candy sprinkles or miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
Miniature candy canes (2 inch), unwrapped

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil so foil extends about 2 inches over short sides of pan. Grease bottom only of foil with cooking spray or shortening.
  • 2 Make and bake brownie mix as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Remove brownie from pan by lifting foil; peel foil away. To cut brownie into triangles, cut lengthwise into 3 rows. Cut each row into 7 triangles, see diagram. Save smaller pieces for snacking.
  • 3 Stir food color into frosting. Spoon frosting into small resealable food-storage plastic bag; partially seal bag. Cut off tiny bottom corner of bag. Squeeze bag to pipe frosting over brownies. Sprinkle with decors.
  • 4 Break off curved end of candy cane; insert straight piece into bottoms of triangles to make tree trunks.

Expert Tips

Fresh strawberries or chocolate-covered coffee beans instead of the raspberries are other tasty garnishes

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
31g
31%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.