Brownie Christmas Trees

Brownie Christmas Trees

These easy-to-do brownie trees are sure to please kids of all ages.

30 min. prep time
28 brownies
151 Rating



1 (19.8 to 21.5-ounce) package plain brownie mix
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted


3 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
3 to 4 drops green food color


Edible glitter and/or dragees, if desired
28 (1 to 1/2-inch) plain pretzel nuggets


Heat oven to 350°F. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package except substitute 1/2 cup melted butter for oil.

Line 13x9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil 2 inches over short ends. Grease foil; spread batter over foil. Bake for 30 to 33 minutes or until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely.

Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar, 1/2 cup softened butter, vanilla and enough milk for desired spreading consistency in small mixer bowl. Stir in enough food color for desired color.

To remove brownie from pan, invert pan onto cutting surface; carefully remove foil. Frost cooled brownie. Cut long side into four (3-inch) rows. Cut each row into seven triangles. (The base of each brownie tree should be about 1 3/4 inches.) Decorate with glitter and dragees as desired. For each tree attach pretzel, using small amount of frosting, into 1 3/4-inch side to resemble tree trunk.

Nutrition Facts (1 tree)

Calories: 200

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 35mg

Sodium: 240mg

Carbohydrates: 32g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #10042©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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This recipe is a lot of fun and delicious. Get creative with decorating and have your children or grandchildren help.

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