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Brownie Christmas Trees

Brownie Christmas Trees

There are so many fun and creative ways to make food festive during the holidays, and these easy to assemble Brownie Christmas Trees are top of the list!

You can use your favorite Homemade Brownies Recipe or preferred box mix, whatever you choose!

This post includes a recipe for homemade frosting, but you could also use premade icing, and just mix in some food coloring.

Feel free to make it your own and decorate with whatever colors and flavors you like best!

Brownie Christmas Trees
 
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
 
Line a 9×13 baking dish with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
 
Combine the brownie mix and ingredients, mixing well.
 
Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking dish.
 
Bake for 18-22 minutes.
 
Remove from oven and let cool completely.
 
Brownie Christmas Trees
 
Combine the powdered sugar, softened butter and vanilla extract.
 
Add in 1 tablespoon of milk at a time, as needed until the frosting as reached your desired consistency.
 
Attach the star tip to the piping bag and fill the bag with green frosting.
 
Use the 3 varying cookie cutters to gently cut out the brownie circles.
 
Brownie Christmas Trees
 
Gently squeeze the frosting out of the bag and onto the top of each brownie (I started with the biggest and stacked).
 
Brownie Christmas Trees
 
Top the last brownie with frosting to resemble to top of a Christmas tree.
 
Add a star on top and holiday sprinkles.
 
Brownie Christmas Trees
 
Repeat with the rest of the brownies.
 
Brownie Christmas Trees

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Yield: 12

Brownie Christmas Trees

Brownie Christmas Trees
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 1 box of brownie mix any brand
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 C. vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp. water
  • green frosting recipe to follow
  • holiday sprinkles
  • yellow stars
  • disposable piping bag
  • Wilton Star tip 1m
  • 3 - round cookie/biscuit cutters in varying sizes
  • Frosting Ingredients:
  • 2 C. powdered sugar
  • 1/2 C. butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tbsp. milk
  • green food coloring

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a 9x13 baking dish with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine the brownie mix and ingredients, mixing well.
  4. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake for 18-22 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  7. Frosting Directions:
  8. Combine the powdered sugar, softened butter and vanilla extract.
  9. Add in 1 tablespoon of milk at a time, as needed until the frosting as reached your desired consistency.
  10. Attach the star tip to the piping bag and fill the bag with green frosting.
  11. Use the 3 varying cookie cutters to gently cut out the brownie circles.
  12. Gently squeeze the frosting out of the bag and onto the top of each brownie (I started with the biggest and stacked).
  13. Top the last brownie with frosting to resemble to top of a Christmas tree.
  14. Add a star on top and holiday sprinkles.
  15. Repeat with the rest of the brownies.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 333Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 149mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 0gSugar: 26gProtein: 2g

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Sandy Klocinski

Saturday 14th of December 2019

These are awesome! Looks easy enough for kids to help.

Michelle J.

Thursday 12th of December 2019

Those are adorable, and I think all that frosting would make the brownies even more delicious.

LeAnn Harbert

Sunday 8th of December 2019

It will be fun to make these with my granddaughters. I think it will be easy enough that they could all help.

Wanda B

Wednesday 4th of December 2019

What a beautiful way to serve brownies!

Clem

Monday 2nd of December 2019

It's a fun brownie dessert that would be a great addition to a holiday feast.

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