If you are planning to make a themed Halloween dessert, you can’t get much more festive than this Halloween Graveyard Brownies Recipe! They start with a delicious fudgey chocolate brownie so they TASTE good and then are decorated with candy tombstones and Halloween pumpkins so that they LOOK good!
Our recipe below helps you to make everything from scratch, but there are a few shortcuts you can take. You can start with a boxed brownie mix and prepare it according to the instructions on the box or use these tips on how to make box brownies taste homemade. If you don’t want to make your green icing from scratch, you can pick up a tube of icing in your local grocery baking section or on Amazon.
Halloween Graveyard Brownies Recipe
2 C sugar
1 C unsalted butter, melted
1/2 C cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla
4 eggs, room temp
1 1/2 C flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using baking spray treat the baking dish.
Mix in the ingredients as they are added.
Pour melted butter into a bowl ad the sugar, cocoa, vanilla, eggs, flour, baking powder and salt.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Allow to cool before cutting into bars.
Royal Icing Recipe:
Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.
Spoon the icing into a bowl.
Add several drops of green gel food coloring in the large bowl of icing. Stir well to mix the color.
Decorating the Brownie:
Using the green icing cover a corner of the brownie to look like grass.
With your Wilton Foodwriter in black, write RIP.
Place a candy tombstone in the center of the back of the brownie.
Add a candy pumpkin on the plot of icing grass.