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Holiday Tree Brownies

Holiday Tree Brownies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 15

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

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 6.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ Supreme original brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
2
or 3 drops green food color
2/3
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

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Line 9-inch square pan with foil so foil extends about 2 inches over sides of pan. Grease bottom only of foil with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2
    Make brownie mix as directed on box for 9-inch square pan. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours. Remove from pan by lifting foil; peel foil away. To cut brownie into triangles, cut into 3 rows. Cut each row into 5 triangles (See diagram below in Expert Tips). 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

  • Use a plastic knife to make cutting brownie trees easier.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Brownies are easy and delicious for any day of the week, so why not whip up some Christmas brownies for your holiday festivities? With just a few added steps, you can share these sweet holiday tree brownies with everyone you love. Kids can even help make these extra special. They’ll have fun decorating their own Christmas brownie with a candy cane trunk and ornaments made of sprinkles. If you don’t have a piping bag — no problem! Place a zip-top storage bag inside a glass and fill with green frosting. Then, simply cut a hole in the corner of the bag for piping onto the brownies. It’s a simple trick we use time and again. Cutting these into triangles can be a little tricky, so we’ve got handy downloadable diagram to help you out. Looking for more brownie recipes ? Betty’s got just about every recipe you could ever need.

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