Spooky Graveyard Halloween Brownies

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Graveyard Halloween Brownies – Bake up a spooky batch of graveyard Halloween brownies, the cutest little Halloween treats for kids, using Milano cookies, Oreos, and candy corn pumpkins.

spooky graveyard brownies with Milano Cookies as gravestones, Oreos as dirt, green icing, and candy corn pumpkins

You can make the cutest little graveyard Halloween brownies with just a little bit of time and a handful of supplies. They’re so cute and fun to eat too, especially if you’re a chocolate lover like me.

The secret to making these brownies quick? Use a brownie mix.

Brownie mix brownies are one of those desserts that taste just as good as homemade… I mean, they do, especially when they’re chewy.

And you can either mix up a quick batch of sugar cookie icing, or you can buy tubes of pre-made decorating icing, whatever is easiest for you. You’ll need green and black.

graveyard halloween brownies, easy halloween treats with mellowcreme pumpkins and Milano Cookies

Below you’ll find a few tips, so hopefully, making these Halloween desserts will be seamless and enjoyable. This is a great opportunity to get your kids in the kitchen and let them help decorate too.

More Halloween treats you will love: Mummy Halloween Brownies, Pumpkin Patch Halloween Brownies, Ghost Halloween Brownies, and Frankenstein Halloween Brownies.

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WHAT KIND OF BROWNIE MIX SHOULD I USE?

When you pick out a brownie mix, make sure you pick out a brownie that’s going to be easy to slice and pull out of the pan, nothing too messy or gooey.

My first batch of brownies turned out to be a really ooey gooey mess; I didn’t realize they’d be quite so gooey. They could hardly be scraped off the bottom of the pan.

brownie mix brownies in blue baking dish, ready to decorate as spooky graveyard halloween brownies

I recommend using cake-like or chewy brownies (preferably chewy) that won’t be so gooey and will easily pop right out of the pan.

This brownie mix worked wonderfully for our graveyard brownies.

WHAT KIND OF ICING SHOULD I USE?

You can either mix up a quick batch of my favorite sugar cookie icing and then separate it into the green and black colors.

Or you can use decorating icing that’s ready to go. You can usually find tubes of it at the grocery store in either the baking aisle or the cake decorating aisle.

making Milano Cookies gravestones for spooky graveyard halloween brownies halloween treats for kids

If you choose to go with pre-made, just make sure it has a fine enough tip for you to write letters on your “gravestone.”

Personally, I love the flavor of homemade frosting. It just tastes so much better! But whatever you decide to use will work just fine.

HOW DO I COLOR HOMEMADE ICING FOR MY GRAVEYARD BROWNIES?

Just separate the icing into two bowls, and mix it according to your specific food coloring directions.

I used Wilton Kelly Green and Black icing colors for my graveyard treats.

WHAT SHOULD I USE FOR THE GRAVESTONES?

I like the curvature of Milano Cookies, so I decided to cut them in half and use them. You can really use any kind of cookie you want.

Alternative ideas may include:

ingredients to make graveyard halloween brownies, including brownie mix brownies, Milano cookies, green and black icing, Oreo Cookies, and candy corn pumpkins

INGREDIENTS YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE GRAVEYARD HALLOWEEN BROWNIES:

You’ll need just a few things to make graveyard Halloween brownies, including the following:

TIPS FOR HOW TO MAKE THESE SCRUMPTIOUS HALLOWEEN TREATS

Slice the brownies into squares or as close to square shaped brownies as you can.

To decorate brownies, follow these steps:

green icing for grass and pumpkin vines on graveyard halloween brownies

  • Using Wilton Round Tip 5 (or the closest off brand cake tip) and a small pastry bag, add pumpkin vines (or squiggles) to the top of the brownie with green icing.
  • Crumble crushed Oreos on top of the green icing.

crushed Oreos for dirt on graveyard halloween brownies

  • Break or cut a Milano Cookie in half.
  • Using Wilton Round Tip 5 (or the closest off brand cake tip) and a small pastry bag, pipe the letters R.I.P. with black icing.

piping black icing onto cut Milano Cookies for graveyard Halloween Brownies

  • Pipe black icing onto the cut end of the Milano Cookie.
  • Press the “gravestone” into the corner of the brownie.

put Milano Cookie gravestone and candy corn pumpkin on graveyard halloween brownies

  • Add a dab of icing to the bottom of a candy pumpkin and set it in place on the “grave.”

Just remember that perfection is overrated and have fun with this! While there’s a few more steps to this brownie, it’s still really easy to make and a really fun way to spend some quality time with your kids in the kitchen.

making graveyard halloween brownies, easy and spooky halloween treats for kids or halloween party

WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE CAKE TIPS AND PASTRY BAGS?

Don’t sweat it! You really don’t have to have the cake tip I mentioned above or the pastry bag.

You can get creative with what you already have in your kitchen. Or you can just use ready made icing that comes with a convenient tip for cake decorating, making the process even easier.

However, if you want to use homemade icing and have sandwich bags, you can snip the corner of a sandwich bag, fill the bag with icing, and swirl away. Works like a charm!

You can also create a DIY pastry bag using parchment paper or wax paper.

spooky graveyard Halloween brownies, fun Halloween treats that are easy to make

MORE HALLOWEEN TREATS AND RECIPES YOU CAN MAKE:

Twix Bar Mummy Halloween Brownies

Frankenstein Halloween Brownies

Whipped Cream Ghost Halloween Brownies

Pumpkin Patch Halloween Brownies

Mummy Whoopie Pies

Soft and Chewy Monster Cookies

More easy last minute ideas –>> 20+ Halloween treats – including Halloween brownies, party punch, cookies, no bake desserts, treats on a stick, Halloween cupcakes, and more!

KITCHEN TOOLS YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE SPOOKY GRAVEYARD HALLOWEEN BROWNIES

Mixer

Brownie Pan or Cake Pan

Pastry Bags (or Sandwich Bags)

Wilton Tip 5

GRAVEYARD HALLOWEEN BROWNIES RECIPE

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Yield: 20 servings

Spooky Graveyard Halloween Brownies

Spooky Graveyard Halloween Brownies

Bake up a spooky batch of graveyard Halloween brownies, the cutest little Halloween treats for kids, using Milano cookies, Oreos, and candy corn pumpkins.

Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 20 whole brownies, already baked and cooled
  • 10 Milano Cookies, cut in half
  • 2 cups Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 3 cups sugar cookie icing, green and black
  • 20 mellowcreme candy pumpkins

Instructions

  1. Slice the brownies into squares.
  2. If you make icing, go ahead and separate it into two bowls; then color one green and one black.*
  3. Using Wilton Round Tip 5 and a small pastry bag**, add pumpkin vines (or squiggles) to the top of the brownie with green icing.
  4. Crumble crushed Oreos on top of the green icing.
  5. Break or cut a Milano Cookie in half.
  6. Using Wilton Round Tip 5 and a small pastry bag, pipe the letters R.I.P. with black icing onto the front of the cookie.
  7. Pipe black icing onto the cut end of the Milano Cookie.
  8. Press the "gravestone" into the corner of the brownie.
  9. Add a dab of black or green icing to the bottom of a candy pumpkin and set it in place on the "grave."
  10. Repeat the steps above for every single brownie until you're done.
  11. And that's it! They're ready to serve for a fun Halloween treat!

Notes

*I used Wilton Kelly Green and Black icing colors for my graveyard brownies. If you don't want to make icing, you can also use ready made icing, which will probably come in a pouch or tube, will already be the colors you need, and have a convenient tip for decorating. No fuss, no mess.

**If you're using homemade icing and you don't have pastry bags or tips, it's ok! You can use a sandwich bag instead. Just snip the corner of a sandwich bag, fill the bag with icing, and swirl away.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

20

Serving Size:

20 servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 139 Saturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 102mg Carbohydrates: 23g Sugar: 14g Protein: 1g

graveyard halloween brownies recipe

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