Christmas Ornament Brownies

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Make Christmas extra festive with Christmas Ornament Brownies. Easy to make, delicious and so decorative. They are perfect for your dessert table or a fun treat for the kids.

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Christmas Ornament Brownies

Christmas brownies

These brownie ornaments are the perfect addition to your holiday fun.

Christmas brownie treats

Easy and fun to decorate. They would be a perfect treat for the kids to help out with.

Christmas brownie treats

Use candy, icing, sprinkles and your imagination to create your one of a kind Christmas brownie.

How Long will Brownies Last when Stored?

  • Brownies covered and stored and room temperature should last 3-4 days. If stored in the refrigerator they should last about one week

What are some ingredients I can add to store bought brownie mix batter to make them better?

  • nuts
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • chunks of chocolate
  • vanilla extract
  • use milk in place of water
  • espresso powder

Tips for making Ornament Brownies…

  • place foil in a 9×13 pan with it overhanging on the edges to lift brownies out with
  • be sure to grease the foil or use non-stick foil
  • a three inch circle cookie cutter will make about 6 brownies – use a smaller cookie cutter to get more brownies
  • buy icing in tubes to make decorating easy
  • you can find green frosting at Christmastime in the baking aisle to use on your brownies
  • if the cookie cutter will not go through a thick crust, use kitchen shears to finish cutting brownies out

How do you make Christmas Ornament Brownies?

(Exact measurements in printable recipe, below)

making Christmas Ornament Brownies

  1. Mix store bought fudge brownie mix with oil, water and eggs recommended on box
  2. Bake in a 9×13 pan lined with non stick foil that hangs over the edge
  3. Let cool completely
  4. Cut  the brownies out with circle cookie cutters – using kitchen shears if needed to cut circles completely
  5. Place mini candy cane into the center edge of each brownie
  6. Frost and decorate your brownies with candy, icing and sprinkles


making Christmas Ornament Brownies

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Here’s the recipe and instructions for Making Christmas Ornament Brownies:


Christmas Ornament Brownies | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Christmas Ornament Brownies for a fun and yummy treat.

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 brownies 1x


  • 1 box of fudge brownie mix
  • *eggs, milk and oil measured out as per box directions
  • 6 mini candy canes

Decorating suggestions:

  • Frosting
  • Icing in tubes
  • M&Ms
  • Sprinkles

Extra Equipment:

  • Round cookie cutters – I used a 3 inch. wide cutter and it made 6 brownies


  • Mix the brownie mix in a large bowl with oil and eggs mentioned on the back of the box
  • Placed non stick foil or heavy duty foil in a 9×13 pan so that it overhangs for lifting later
  • *using spray oil is a good idea over the foil
  • Pour brownie mix into the pan
  • Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until brownies are cooked through
  • Cool completely (you can place pan in freezer for 30 minutes or let cool at room temperature for 1 hour)
  • Lift foil and brownies out of pan
  • Use cookie cutter to make circles
  • *If necessary, use kitchen shears to help cut the circles out after using cookie cutter to make shapes
  • Set scraps aside for snacking
  • Push candy canes into the center of each circle edge
  • Decorate with frosting, icing, candy and sprinkles


Storing – store covered at room temperature for 3 days or covered in the refrigerator for up to 1 week

*if you place in the refrigerator – candy may take on condensation and become discolored

*To get more brownies from this recipe, use a smaller cookie cutter. I used a 3 inch wide circle and got 6 brownies

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