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Scary-Cute Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

Disclosure: I may have been on a sugar high when I wrote this post. Halloween Season is officially here! The time of monsters and scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. It is also the time for sticky-sweet treats like these Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

Me and my little ghoul-friend made these over the top Halloween brownies together. Holiday baking is family fun in our kitchen. Magically swirled with bright purple and green buttercream on top of fudgy brownies, this treat has a trick inside.

And a whole lot of sprinkles on the outside. (My little monster likes sprinkles.)

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

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Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

This recipe for Monster Mash Halloween Brownies has a few tricks and a lot of treats.

Trick  – We used a store-bought super fudgy brownie mix. Feel free to make your own homemade brownies. (Check out our OMG Fudgy Brownie recipe.) 

We added a couple of things to our brownie batter to make it extra special. No worries, no toads or eyes of newt or anything like that. Just an extra dose of chocolate covered peanut butter cups. Just mash them right into the brownie batter before baking.

 

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

Look at these yummy brownies. It was all I could do to keep from eating them totally naked. The brownies…not me.

The smell of warm chocolate baking with just a hint of peanut butter…it is enough to drive you mad. But my daughter made me wait. She had to get in on these Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

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Nutty Peanut Buttery Hot Fudge Sundaes

 

As soon as my youngest daughter found out what I was up to, she had to get in on the buttercream action.

Treat  – We made a fast, smooth and creamy homemade Monster Buttercream frosting. (With a hint of cream cheese because my daughter and I are both addicted.)

 

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

Monster Mash Halloween Brownies are the ultimate recipe to make with your kids. Seriously, does it get any better than mixing up electric-green frosting, playing with colors and all kinds of sprinkles?

Treat – Your little ones will never forget the time spent in the kitchen with you. So don’t worry about the mess, let the sprinkles fly! (Seriously, they fly everywhere. Our dogs got a treat, too, running around the kitchen chasing them down.)

 

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

Trick – To get your brownies out of the pan with no sticking, spray your baking sheet first. Then, line it with parchment paper. Spray the parchment paper with more butter flavored non stick spray. When the brownies are done, let them cool in the pan for about 15 minutes. Then, grasping the edges of the parchment paper, carefully lift and transfer the brownies to a wire rack.

POOF. Witchcraft.

 

 

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

Treat – Once the Halloween brownies have cooled completely, let the fun begin. Get crazy and creative. You are only limited by your imagination. Well, your imagination and the selection of Halloween Sprinkles and body parts at your grocery store. Load these brownies up with all the treats.

Don’t hold back.

 

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

My favorite part? Swirling together the smooth and creamy Purple and Green Buttercream. We used a wooden skewer to create swirls and waves. Just think of all of the fun color combinations you could make. (We use Wilton Icing Gel Colors. It gives the most vibrant colors.)

And eyeball placement. I really loved that part, too.

And making them with my daughter.

Ok, I love everything about this fun recipe for Monster Mash Halloween Brownies!

 

Halloween Season is here! The time of monsters, scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. And for sticky-sweet treats like Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

 

 

Serving Size 16

Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

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    For the Brownies
  • 1 family size fudgy brownie mix (we used Duncan Hines)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 10 - 12 Reese's peanut butter cups
  • For the Frosting
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 5 - 6 TB milk or heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • Purple & Green Wilton Gel Icing Color
  • Halloween sprinkles
  • Eyeball candy

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For the Brownies

Preheat oven to temperature on brownie package.

Spray an 8x12 pan with butter flavored non stick spray. Line the pan with parchment paper, and spray the parchment lightly.

In a bowl, stir together the brownie mix, eggs, oil, and water until just combined. Spread the brownie batter evenly into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Press the peanut butter cups into the brownie mixture.

Bake according to package directions. Cool brownies in the pan for 15 minutes. Carefully grasp the parchment paper and transfer the brownies to a wire rack to cool completely.

For the Frosting

Place the powdered sugar in a large bowl. With a hand mixer, beat the sugar on low for a minute to break up the lumps. Add the butter and cream cheese, and beat on low to medium low until the mixture is crumbly.

Gradually add the vanilla and milk, beating the frosting until desired consistency.

Divide the frosting into two smaller bowls. Tint the bowls with gel icing color to desired shade. Stir well to blend.

Frost the brownies with a generous amount of icing, alternating colors. Using a wooden skewer or knife, create a swirl pattern in the frosting.

Top with desired sprinkles and candy.

Cut into squares and enjoy.

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7 Comments

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  • Reply jenni October 27, 2017 at 10:58 am These brownies are so fun!
    • Reply Teri October 27, 2017 at 11:00 am Super fun and super crazy. My daughter and I had so much fun making them. The dog was running around on the floor eating up all the sprinkles we dropped.
  • Reply Tina October 27, 2017 at 12:02 pm These look amazing! I want to make them for a party. Can I make them tonight and refrigerate or should I just assemble everything tomorrow?
    • Reply Teri October 27, 2017 at 12:09 pm That should work great, especially since the brownies will stay moist in the fridge overnight. I haven't tried it, but I don't see why it wouldn't work.
    • Reply Teri October 27, 2017 at 12:10 pm I would add the sprinkles and decorations tomorrow. So the colors don't bleed into the frosting.
      • Reply Tina October 27, 2017 at 12:38 pm Thank you! I will do that!

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