Christmas in July Brownies
Merry Christmas in July! We saw this recipe a while ago, but didn't want to make it for Christmas because in December strawberries are hard to find, and if you do they are expensive and not very good. But I love eating strawberries in the summer and they are so good as a dessert, so Christmas in July seemed like a perfect time to make these. I thought it was really cute to have the strawberry as the tree, and I thought the red of the strawberry went well at the base of the green of the tree.
I originally saw this on Pinterest, but there was no link attached so I just made this from the idea in the picture.
-Brownie mix (plus eggs and oil)
-Green food coloring
-Candy for decoration
|I just made brownies from a mix and let them cool.
|Cut off the top of the strawberry so it will sit flat.
|Set it on top of the brownie.
|I mixed some vanilla frosting with a drop of
green food coloring. I spread it around the outside
of the strawberry, and used the knife to try to get
some small peaks to make it look like a tree.
|I made some thin slices of strawberries to put at the base.
|I tried to decorate the brownies
with some m&m's, but it didn't look as good as
I had hoped.
|I tried some where I just put small slices of strawberries and
a glob of frosting on top, it was a little simpler, but it still looked cute.