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Red, White and Blue M&M's™ Brownies

Red, White and Blue M&M's™ Brownies
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 24
A sprinkle of the red white and blue M&M’s™ is all you need to dress up your brownies this Fourth of July. This recipe starts with a box of everyone’s favorite brownie mix, so it’s the perfect dessert to make when you’re baking in the scantily-equipped kitchen of a vacation rental or cabin. And while it’s effortlessly adorable look and easy assembly are certainly good reasons to make this dessert, the best reason to make it is even simpler: Everyone loves it! So don’t feel bad about skipping the flag cake this year, no one’s going to complain about a fudgy brownie made complete with an extra chocolaty touch!
Updated March 6, 2020
Make With
Make With
Betty Crocker Premium Brownie Mix

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
  • 1 1/2 cups M&M's® chocolate candies red, white and blue

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray or shortening.
  • 2
    Make batter as directed on brownie mix box. Spread in pan. Bake 13 minutes.
  • 3
    Sprinkle candies over partially baked brownie. Bake 11 to 13 minutes longer or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered at room temperature.

  • The easiest way to get brownie out of the pan is to line it with aluminum foil before baking. Here’s the slickest way to do that: flip your pan over, mold your foil around the bottom of the pan and set aside. Now, flip your pan over and insert the pre-formed piece of foil. It’ll fit perfectly!
  • For an extra indulgent twist on this recipe, wait to apply your M&M’s™ until after you’ve frosted brownies with a thick layer of rich and creamy chocolate frosting!
  • Want to give your brownies an extra edge presentation-wise? Check out these creative ways to cut bars.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
85mg
3%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
21g
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 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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