Brownies are not really a traditional Christmas dessert but it's perfect if you are looking for something easy to make that will please everyone's taste! And decorating them with a Christmas tree makes them extra cute!

Yields 12 squares

1 cup melted butter
2/3 cup sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup melted semi-sweet chocolate
3/4 cup flour
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup green vanilla icing
Christmas non-pareils

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Combine the melted butter and sugar together.
  3. Add the eggs, salt and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Add the melted chocolate. Mix well.
  5. Incorporate the flour gradually and mix until well combined.
  6. Add the chocolate chips and mix with a wooden spoon.
  7. Pour the batter in a 11x7" baking pan previously coated with butter and flour.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool down.
  9. Cut the brownies in 12 pieces. Place the green icing in a piping bag with a small round tip.
  10. Pipe a Christmas tree on each piece of brownies and decorate with Christmas non-pareils.