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Brownie Christmas Tree With HERSHEY'S KISSES Chocolate


1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
40 mini brownie cupcakes

The best Christmas tree is topped with HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolates and made out of chewy brownie pieces. Arrange these festive brownie bites in a tree as the centerpiece of the dessert buffet for this year's holiday party.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
13 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates (red, green and silver foil-wrapped)
  • 1 package
    brownie mix (13 x 9 family size)
  • green food color
  • 1 can
    vanilla ready-to-spread frosting

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
muffin cup tin 1-3/4 inch muffin cup tin
liners paper or foil liners
mixing bowl mixing bowl
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack
baking sheet large tray

Heat oven to 350°F. Line 40 small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with paper or foil bake cups on cookie sheet.


Follow package directions to prepare brownie batter. Fill bake cups 1/2 full with batter.


Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set. Cool on cookie sheet.


Combine frosting and food color. Set aside 4 brownies to use for tree trunk; frost remaining brownies. Arrange frosted brownies on large tray in a tree shape. Place the unfrosted brownies at base of tree for the trunk. Decorate tree by placing one foil-wrapped chocolate on each frosted brownie. Remove wrappers from 4 chocolates. Place a small amount of frosting in center of unfrosted brownies; place an unwrapped chocolate piece over frosting. Makes 40 brownie cups.

Baking Tip

Use this idea, but make the tree using cupcakes (mini or regular size).

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