This year we have some fantastic Christmas themed fun food ideas which are perfect for the Christmas party or for making themed food with the kids. Today we have these funky Christmas tree brownies to share here on The Inspiration Edit. I sure love them. We love googly eyes and these are brilliant.

Angela x

Christmas Tree Brownies

Fun and Funky Christmas Tree Brownies


1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
2 C sugar
3 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla
2/3 C unsweetened cocoa powder
1 C flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 C chopped walnuts
1 9×13 baking pan fitted with parchment paper
1 large tree cookie cutter

Royal icing
3 egg whites,
2 C powder sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cream of tarter
1 package of large edible eyes
black, and green gel food colouring
2 disposable piping bags fitted with a #2 tip
1 squeeze bottle
2 bowls to mix colours in

Christmas Tree Brownies


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Using a large sauce pan, melt butter. Once melted remove from heat and mix in the sugar, eggs and vanilla until combined

In a large bowl combine the cocoa, flour, salt and baking powder

Gradually mix in the cocoa flour mixture into the wet ingredients until combined.

Mix in the chopped walnuts

Pour batter into the baking dish and bake for 30-35 minutes

Once baked, cool to room temperature

Once cooled, cut brownies into trees using the and place onto a cutting board or plate so that it will be easier to decorate

Christmas Tree Brownies


Royal Icing Directions:

Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, powder sugar and vanilla and mix on medium speed until stiff peaks form

Split the icing into 2 bowls

In the first bowl, add in a few drops of green colouring, mix until combined. Add in some more food colouring to get the shade you want.

Christmas Tree Brownies

In the second bowl, add in black gel colouring, mix until combined

Place a little bit of icing into each piping bag

Christmas Tree Brownies

Using the remaining green icing, add 2 tablespoons of water and mix until combined.

Pour the green icing into the squeeze bottle

 Christmas Tree Brownies

Decorating directions:

Using the green piping bag, pipe a line all around the trees for the edge

Fill in the green with the thinned green icing in the squeeze bottle

Place two eyes onto the brownies

Christmas Tree Brownies

Let dry for an hour

Using the green icing again, pipe an oval for the nose under the eyes

Christmas Tree Brownies

Using the black icing, pipe on a smile and eye brows

Let sit for another hour before enjoying.


Christmas Tree Brownies

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