Dora's Star Brownies

Dora's Star Brownies

You'll be a star in your preschooler's eyes when you make these stellar yet easy treats!

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Dora's Star Brownies
Party Snacks
Try this recipe at your child's next party. Double the ingredients or divide them in half, depending on the size of your celebration.
Parent Supervision Needed
This recipe requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or hot pans.

Servings: 16

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 box (21 oz.) chewy fudge brownies
  • 1 can (16 oz.) vanilla frosting
  • 2 tbsp. each red, orange, pink, green, blue, purple, and yellow decorating sugars

Supplies

  • Jelly roll pan
  • 2- to 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a 15 1/2- by 10 1/2-inch jelly-roll pan with foil and spray with vegetable cooking spray.

  2. Step 2

    Prepare the brownie mix according to package directions to make the chewy brownies. Spread the batter in an even layer onto the prepared jelly roll pan. Bake in the center of the oven until the brownies are just cooked through and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 18-20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.

  3. Step 3

    Remove the brownies from the pan and place on a cutting board. Spread the top of the cooled brownies with a thin layer of the vanilla frosting. Place the brownies in the refrigerator until firm, about 30 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Using a 2- to 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out as many star-shaped brownies as possible and as close together. Transfer the brownies to a sheet of wax paper. Sprinkle the tops of the star brownies with a colored sugar to cover completely. Repeat with the remaining brownies and sugars.

Tip: Save the remaining brownie scraps to nibble on for later!

Nurtition Facts

  • Calories: 304
  • Total Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Sodium: 86mg
  • Total Carbs: 52g
  • Fiber: .3g
  • Sugar: 45g
  • Protein: 1g
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