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4th of July Brownies

4th of july brownies Dessert
4th of July Brownies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 24

Add a little sparkle to your Fourth of July gathering with these easy brownies! Transform a basic box of brownies into a red, white and blue dessert that’ll be sure to jazz up any party. Just stick with Betty’s box of fudge brownie mix for a no-fail dessert every time—you can get creative with different icings and gels to create fun designs like stars, flags and even firecrackers. Don’t forget the sprinkles!

Updated June 20, 2019
Betty Crocker Frosting
Make with
Betty Crocker Frosting

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

Steps

  • 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

  • Look for decorating gels in the baking section of craft stores or grocery stores.
  • Be sure to line your pan with foil—this allows for effortless removal and makes cutting the brownies extra easy.
  • Plus up your brownies even more with Red, White and Blue M&M’s™ Brownies.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Frosted Flag Brownie (Undecorated)
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
21g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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