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Jack O Lantern Brownies

Jack O Lantern Brownies

  3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 eggs
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Yellow and red food color
1 (16 ounce) can canned vanilla frosting
Garnishes: Mini chocolate kisses baking
pieces, licorice Twizzlers and bits
  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12-inch round pizza pan. If using a disposable pan, place on baking sheet to bake.

Beat melted butter, sugar and vanilla extract with spoon in large bowl. Beat in eggs. Stir in dry ingredients; beat with spoon until well blended. Spread into pan.

Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool completely. Add yellow and red food color to frosting for desired shade of orange. Frost brownie; garnish to resemble jack-o-lantern.

Makes 12 to 16 servings.


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