Christmas Brownies

These Christmas brownies are super simple, chewy and fudgy, with a deep chocolate flavor. They’re decorated with royal icing and some silver and gold sprinkles.

Christmas Brownies
Christmas Brownies

Can I freeze my brownies?

Because Christmas time is hectic, I like to bake in advance, freeze and then use when needed, and these brownies can be frozen and still stay fresh!

There are two ways to freeze these: freezing them individually or freezing the whole pan. For any of these two you will need to bake them and let them cool completely.

Freeze the whole Pan

If you would like to freeze the whole pan you will need to bake them over parchment paper to remove them from the pan more easily, then wrap them with plastic wrap very tightly and completely.

To thaw, unwrap them completely, I would suggest cutting them when they’re still cold for cleaner cuts, let them come at room temperature and then decorate with royal icing.

Freeze Individually

To freeze them individually, cut them in squares after letting them cool completely, and place them in an air tight container in a single layer.

Place some parchment paper on top and add your second layer of brownies. Keep adding layers until you run out of brownies. I like to add a layer of plastic wrap between the container and the lid to keep them as fresh as possible.

To thaw just unwrap them and let them come at room temperature, then decorate.

Click here to see more Christmas Dessert recipes, or follow the links below to see some of my favorite ones:

Brownie Peppermint Cookies

Vegan Ginger Cookies

Sugar Free Truffles

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

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Christmas Brownies
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Christmas Brownies

These Christmas brownies are super simple, chewy and fudgy, with a deep chocolate flavor. I decorated them with royal icing and some silver and gold sprinkles.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Brownies and Bars
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownie christmas trees, christmas brownies, christmas tree brownie, christmas tree brownies
Servings: 24 brownies
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Maria Corcuera

Ingredients

Brownies

  • 3/4 Cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 Cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/2 Cup boiling water + 1 teaspoon granulated coffee diluted
  • 2 Cups granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1 1/3 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 Cup walnuts

Royal Icing

  • 2 Cups confectioners sugar sifter
  • 3 Tablespoons meringue powder
  • 6 Tablespoons water room temperature

Instructions

  • Brownies
  • Pre-Heat oven to 350 F and grease and dust with cocoa powder a 13x9x2 in pan. Alternatively line the bottom and sides with parchment paper
  • Stir together cocoa and baking soda; add half of the butter, the coffee and stir until thickened
  • Mix in sugar, eggs and remaining butter. Add flour, vanilla extract, salt and mix until well combined
  • Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts. Pour over baking pan and bake for 31-34 minutes, until a toothpick comes out fairly clean (nor completely!)

  • Royal Icing
  • Mix all ingredients together until no lumps are visible, fill a piping bag and decorate your completely cooled brownies

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g

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