Brownie Christmas Trees

Brownie Christmas Trees
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These easy-to-do brownie trees are sure to please kids of all ages.
30 min
Prep Time
1:30
Total Time
28 brownies

Ingredients

Brownie

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

Frosting

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

Decoration

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.   Line 13x9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil 2 inches over short ends. Grease foil.
  2. Prepare brownie mix as directed on package except substitute 1/2 cup melted butter for oil.  Spread batter over prepared pan. Bake 30-33 minutes or until edges begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely.
  3. Combine powdered sugar, 1/2 cup softened butter, vanilla and enough milk for desired spreading consistency in bowl. Stir in enough food color for desired color.
  4. Invert pan onto cutting surface to remove brownies; 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 brownie)

Calories
200
Cholesterol
35mg
Carbohydrates
32g
Protein
2g
Fat
7g
Sodium
240mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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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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