Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Colleen Weeden, Test Kitchen Project Supervisor says her family has no idea she's using a brownie mix when she covers the brownies with from-scratch chocolate frosting and sprinkles on candy or chopped candy bars. Recipe courtesy of Midwest Living June 2010. Good stuff.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix up and bake a package of milk chocolate brownie mix, following the instructions on the box for a 13x9x2 inch pan.
  2. Place the hot pan of brownies on a cooling rack.
  3. While those cool, mix up the frosting.
  4. Frosting: In a mixing bowl beat butter and unsweetened cocoa powder until smooth.
  5. Beat in powdered sugar.
  6. Beat in milk and vanilla.
  7. Gradually beat in 2 more cups confectioners' sugar.
  8. If you want a more spreadable frosting, beat in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time.
  9. Frost the tops of cool brownies.
  10. Use small chocolate candies or chop your favorite chocolate-covered candy bar and sprinkle over frosting.