My Mom will KILL for caramel... Rest assured, I don't plan to leave her alone in a room with a plate full of these treats!
TheArmchairChef.com HALLOWEEN COUNTDOWN Frosted Nightmare Caramel Brownies
Mire fun Halloween candy in the Caramel Frosting for an added treat!
Ingredients
Brownie Ingredients 1 (16.5-ounce) box Betty Crocker® Original Supreme Brownie Mix (with chocolate syrup pouch) 3/4 cup butterscotch-flavored chips, if desired 1/3 cup water 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggsFrosting Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup milk 2 cups powdered sugar Pretzel sticks Assorted Halloween candies, gumdrops or shaped marshmallow pieces, such as bats, moons, pumpkins, ghosts
Step by Step
Brownie Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F 1) Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, leaving edge of foil above rim of pan 2) Grease bottom only of foil 3) In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, chocolate syrup, butterscotch-flavored chips, water, oil and eggs, using spoon, until well blended 4) Spread in pan 5) Bake 28 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out clean or almost clean 6) Cool about 1 hour before frostingFrosting Instructions 1) In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat 2) Stir in brown sugar 3) Heat to boiling, stirring constantly 4) Reduce heat to low 5) Boil and stir 2 minutes 6) Stir in milk 7) Heat to boiling, then remove from heat 8) Cool about 45 minutes or until lukewarm 9) Gradually stir in powdered sugar 10) If frosting is too thin, place saucepan of frosting in bowl of cold water and beat frosting until smooth and thick enough to spread 11) If frosting becomes too thick, stir in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time 12) Lift out foil and uncut brownies from pan; carefully remove foil 13) Spread frosting over brownies 14) Arrange pieces of pretzel sticks to make tree and fence designs 15) Add candies to complete the "scary night" landscape 16) For brownies, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows 17) Store tightly covered 18) Serve and Enjoy!
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