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4th of July Brownies

4th of july brownies Dessert
4th of July Brownies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 24

Add a little sparkle to your Fourth of July gathering with these easy brownies! Transform a basic box of brownies into a red, white and blue dessert that’ll be sure to jazz up any party. Just stick with Betty’s box of fudge brownie mix for a no-fail dessert every time—you can get creative with different icings and gels to create fun designs like stars, flags and even firecrackers. Don’t forget the sprinkles! MORE+ LESS-

Updated June 20, 2019
Betty Crocker Premium Brownie Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Premium Brownie Mix

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
1
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ red decorating gel
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ blue decorating gel
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ white decorator icing
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors stars

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil so foil extends about 2 inches over sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray. Make and bake brownies as directed on box. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2
    Remove brownies from pan by lifting foil; peel foil from sides of brownies. Continue as desired with options below. Flag Brownies: Frost brownies. Using red decorating gel, pipe stripes onto frosted brownie. Add decors in upper left corner of brownie. 24 brownies Firecracker Brownies: Using 1-inch round cookie cutter, cut out brownie rounds. Stack 2 brownie rounds together, spreading frosting between rounds and on top. Garnish with decors. 48 brownies Star Brownies: Using 2 1/2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut brownies. Place frosting in resealable food-storage bag; cut off one bottom corner of bag. Pipe frosting on star-shaped brownies. Sprinkle with decors. 13 brownies

Expert Tips

  • Look for decorating gels in the baking section of craft stores or grocery stores.
  • Be sure to line your pan with foil—this allows for effortless removal and makes cutting the brownies extra easy.
  • Plus up your brownies even more with Red, White and Blue M&M’s™ Brownies.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Frosted Flag Brownie (Undecorated)
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
21g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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