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Easy Santa Hat Brownies

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  • Prep 1 hr 5 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 27
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These brownies are insanely easy, but oh-so-adorable. Don’t forget to leave one (or two) for Santa!
Updated Aug 24, 2022
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Fudge Brownie Mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
  • 1 pouch (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ Decorating Cookie Icing white icing
  • 1 pouch (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ Decorating Cookie Icing red icing
  • 27 mini marshmallows
  • 2 teaspoons Betty Crocker™ white candy sprinkles


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, letting foil hang 2 inches over sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray. Make brownie batter as directed on box. Spread in pan.
  • 2
    Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean. Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely in pan, about 1 hour. Freeze in pan 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Using foil to lift, remove brownies from pan, and peel foil away. Cut into 27 triangles as follows: Cut 3 horizontal rows. Cut each row into 9 triangles so each triangle has a 2-inch wide base. (See link to diagram below.) Set aside end pieces for snacking.
  • 4
    For each hat, squeeze white icing over lower third of brownie triangle for hat brim. Sprinkle candy sprinkles on hat’s brim. Pipe red icing on remaining unfrosted top of brownie for hat. Place 1 mini marshmallow at top of triangle for pom-pom.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    To easily line the bottom of the pan, tip upside down and form foil around bottom and sides. Flip pan over, and place foil insert inside pan for a perfect fit!

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