Christmas Tree Brownies on Peppermint Sticks

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Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on December 5, 2012.

christmas tree brownies on peppermint sticks


Christmas Tree Brownies in Peppermint Sticks

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cups butter


  • 10 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup powder sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoon hot water
  • 5 drops food coloring of choice
  • 2-inch peppermint sticks

Optional decorations:

  • sprinkles, colored sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Coat a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with non-stick spray.
  3. Beat eggs, sugar, vanilla, flour, cocoa, baking powder and butter together in large bowl.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until when inserting a toothpick into the brownies comes out clean.
  5. Let cool completely for approximately 30 minutes.
  6. Cut brownies into triangles (about 21 pieces).


  1. Beat together butter and sugar with electric mixer.
  2. Add vanilla and water.
  3. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  4. Add 5 drops of food coloring or adjust to your desired.
  5. Decorate brownies when completely cooled.
  6. To frost, cut a tiny hole in the corner of a zipper-style bag.
  7. Spoon frosting into bag and use this to make piping for the brownies!
  8. Stick peppermint sticks approximately 1 inch into the bottom of the tree.

Makes 21 brownies.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per brownie (assumes 21 peppermint sticks):
230 calories, 12 g fat, 8 g saturated fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g sugar, 2 g protein


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Yes, you should be able to use a brownie mix. You’ll need to follow the instructions provided with your brownie mix instead, and skip the instructions/ingredients for the brownie portion of this recipe.

by Hawaiian Electric on 12/19/2022

Can you use brownie mix for these please respond asap

by Peggy on 12/18/2022