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Patriotic Brownies

Happy Healthy Holidays!

Patriotic brownies are a snap to make with a brownie mix but look like you fussed! Simply bake the brownies and when cool, frost with white frosting. The paint your message or picture of choice on top. See instructions.

Patriotic Brownies

Recipe Ingredients

1 box brownie mix
1/2 teaspoon (or 50 drops) red food color
1/2 teaspoon (or 50 drops) >blue food color
1 can ready-to-spread white frosting

Recipe Directions

Bake brownies according to package directions. Let cool. Frost brownies with white frosting.

In a small container combine red food color with 1/2 teaspoon water. In a separate small container combine blue food color with 1/2 teaspoon water.

Dip toothpick, wooden skewer or small paintbrush into food color and paint an American flag, fireworks, or write a message such as Happy 4th of July on the frosting. Allow colors to dry before storing.

Cut into 2 x 2-inch squares just before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 182
Serving size: 2 x 2-inch square
Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 13mg; Sodium: 72mg; Carbohydrates: 22g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 1g

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