Ultimate Holiday Brownies

Ultimate Holiday Brownies

Easy brownie-mix brownies get dressed up for the holidays with frosting and crushed peppermint candy.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

brownies

1
box (1 lb 2.4 oz) Betty Crocker® Original Supreme Premium brownie mix
Water, oil and egg called for on brownie mix box
1
cup plus 2 tablespoons Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy creamy white frosting (from 16 oz container)
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon mint or peppermint extract
Green or pink food color
Peppermint or spearmint candies, crushed, if desired
  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 hour.
  2. Stir together frosting, 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon extract and food color until smooth. Spread frosting evenly over brownies. Sprinkle with crushed candies. For brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered.
Makes 16 brownies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Cut brownies into bite-size pieces and serve in holiday paper liners for easy dessert pickups.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.