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Easy Santa Hat Brownies

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  • Prep 1 hr 5 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 27
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These brownies are insanely easy, but oh-so-adorable. Don’t forget to leave one (or two) for Santa!
Created May 30, 2018
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  • 2 boxes Betty Crocker™ chocolate chunk brownie mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix boxes
  • 1 pouch Decorating Cookie Icing white icing
  • 1 pouch Decorating Cookie Icing red icing
  • 27 mini marshmallows
  • 2 teaspoons white candy sprinkles


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, letting foil hang 2 inches over sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray. Make brownie batter as directed on boxes. Spread in pan.
  • 2
    Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean. Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely in pan, about 1 hour. Freeze in pan 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Using foil to lift, remove brownies from pan, and peel foil away. Cut into 27 triangles as follows: Cut 3 horizontal rows. Cut each row into 9 triangles so each triangle has a 2-inch wide base. (See diagram below in Tips.) Set aside end pieces for snacking.
  • 4
    For each hat, squeeze white icing over lower third of brownie triangle for hat brim. Sprinkle candy sprinkles on hat’s brim. Pipe red icing on remaining unfrosted top of brownie for hat. Place 1 mini marshmallow at top of triangle for pom-pom.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    To easily line the bottom of the pan, tip upside down and form foil around bottom and sides. Flip pan over, and place foil insert inside pan for a perfect fit!
  • Tip 2
    Be sure to decorate one brownie at a time, as icing tends to set quickly.

Nutrition Information

130 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 19g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 27
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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