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Spooky Brownies

Spooky Brownies

Spooktacular fun and scrumptious eating are coming your way! Gather your goblins to share lots of baking tricks and treats.





  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Make and bake brownies in 13 x 9-inch pan as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs.
  3. Cool completely, about 2 hours.
  4. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows, making 24 brownies.
  5. In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High about 20 seconds or until frosting can be stirred smooth.
  6. Divide warm frosting among 3 small bowls.
  7. Decorate as directed below, using 8 brownies for each bowl of frosting.
  8. Franken-Brownies: Add 5 drops green food color to frosting in 1 bowl; mix well.
  9. Top each of 8 brownies with 1 large marshmallow.
  10. Spoon 1 tablespoon green frosting over each marshmallow to coat.
  11. Decorate with green baking bits for eyes and ears.
  12. Use black gel for mouths and centers of eyes.
  13. Cut fruit snack to use for hair.
  14. Boo-Brownies: Top each of 8 brownies with 1 large marshmallow.
  15. Spoon 1 tablespoon white frosting over each marshmallow to coat.
  16. Use black gel for eyes and mouths.
  17. Spider Brownies: Add 5 drops pink food color and 3 drops blue food color to frosting in 1 bowl; mix well.
  18. Top each of 8 brownies with 1 large marshmallow.
  19. Tuck gummy worms candies under each marshmallow for legs.
  20. Spoon 1 tablespoon purple frosting over each marshmallow to coat.
  21. Use orange baking bits for eyes.
  22. Use black gel for mouths, centers of eyes and eyebrows.

Makes 24.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Follow High Altitude brownie mix directions.

Line the baking pan with foil for easier cutting and quick cleanup.

Look for neon food colors next to the standard food colors in your supermarket.

Nutrition Information: 1 Brownie: Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 2g); Cholesterol 20mg; Sodium 150mg; Total Carbohydrate 40g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 31g); Protein 2g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 2 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker/© 2009 ®/TM General Mills


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