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Hocus Pocus Spellbook Brownies


  • 1/2 unsalted butter
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 2 large eggs room temp
  • 3/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 C flour
  • 1-2 TBSP instant coffee granules
  • 1 container black cookie icing
  • 1 container of large candy eyes
  • 1 disposable piping bag with number 2 tip


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper.
  • In a standing mixer cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla, and eggs in a medium bowl.
  • Add the cocoa powder, flour and coffee granules, beating until combined with the butter mixture.
  • Spread the batter into the prepped baking dish.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove the brownies from the oven and allow them to fully cool.
  • Once completely cooled cut into bars.
  • Decorating Directions
  • Squeeze the black cookie icing into the piping bag
  • Pipe a dollop of the icing onto the back of an eye
  • Place eye onto the middle of the brownie along the side like shown in the image
  • Pipe a black circle around the eye
  • Pipe a zig zag down one side of brownie
  • Pipe a line straight down next to the zig zag
  • Pipe stitches across the line
  • Pipe half circle on the corners of the bar
  • Allow icing to dry for an hour
  • Enjoy!