These Reindeer Brownies are the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Start with a brownie mix and let the kids decorate for a fun activity.

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During the holiday season, we love to make all the different dessert recipes. These brownie reindeer recipe really puts everyone in the holiday spirit with the fun and adorable Rudolph face.

If you are looking for a holiday activity to do for a Christmas Party or with your kids, make these Reindeer Brownies. You may even like these Grinch Brownies or Santa Hat Brownies.

Why Make This Recipe:

As a mom of 8 kids the holidays is my favorite time of the year. We enjoy making holiday desserts for friends, family and just to enjoy ourselves.

These Reindeer brownies is one of our favorites because it starts with a box brownie mix and simple decorations. I can easily make the brownies ahead of time and decorate them the next day.

These Rudolph brownies would even be great to set out for Christmas Eve.

Ingredients: 

Reindeer brownies ingredients - brownie mix, chocolate chips, pretzels, candy eyes, red M&M, heart cookie cutter

For the Brownies 

  • Box Fudge Brownie Mix (to be made in a 9X13 pan) 
  • Ingredients to prepare the Brownie Mix based on the instructions.  

For the Decorations: 

  • Chocolate Chips 
  • Mini Pretzels Twists 
  • Candy Eyeballs 
  • Red M&M 

Supplies Needed: 

  • Heart Cookie Cutter 

Scroll to the bottom of the post to see the full recipe in the recipe card.

Variations Ideas:

  • Brownie Mix – There are many brownie box mix to choose. Feel free to use what you prefer.
  • Decorations – Feel free to decorate these Christmas Reindeer Brownies how you please. You can even add a layer of chocolate frosting to the top of the brownies. Top with any red candy for the nose.
  • Add-ins – You can easily add in chopped nuts or chocolate chips to the brownie mix for a delicious holiday treats.

Step by Step Instructions:  

  • Step 1 – Line a 9X13 baking pan with parchment paper.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Step 2 – Prepare the brownie mix in a medium bowl. Based on the package instructions in the prepared pan. 
  • Step 3 – Let the brownies cool completely in the pan. 
Cutting the brownies with a heart shaped cookie cutter

Step 4 – Carefully remove the brownies from the pan to a large cutting board. Use the heart cookie cutter to cut out 16 heart shaped brownies from the sheet of prepared brownies. 

Adding the pretzels, candy eyes and red candy to the cutout brownies to make the reindeer face

Step 5 – Use a toothpick to apply the melted chocolate to the back of the pretzels, candy eyes and M&M. Then carefully place them on each of the brownies to make the antlers and face of each of the reindeers on each of the brownies. 

Recipe Tips:

  • Melted Chocolate – We use melted chocolate to apply the decorations. Melt the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl and be careful not to burn.
  • Cookie Cutter – We used a heart shaped cookie cutter to make these Christmas brownies. But you can also use a knife to cut the brownies.
Close up image of Reindeer Brownies

Frequently Asked Questions:

When is The Best Time to Cut Brownies?
We recommend cutting the brownies with the cookie cutter when they cooled to slightly warm. This allows for a clean cut.

How to Store Leftovers:
Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4-5 days.  

How Long Will They Last:
If stored properly the decorated brownies will last about 4 days.

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Reindeer Brownies

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These Reindeer Brownies are the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Start with a brownie mix and let the kids decorate for a fun activity.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 205

Ingredients

For the Brownies

  • 1 box Fudge Brownie Mix to be made in a 9X13 pan
  • Ingredients to prepare the Brownie Mix based on the instructions.

For the Decorations:

  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 32 Pretzel Twists
  • 32 Candy Eyes
  • 16 Red M&Ms

Supplies Needed:

  • Heart Cookie Cutter

Instructions

For the Brownies

  • Line a 9X13 baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Prepare the brownie mix based on the package instructions in the prepared 9X13 baking pan.
  • Let the brownies cool completely in the pan.
  • Carefully remove the brownies from the pan to a large cutting board.
  • Use the heart cookie cutter to cut out 16 heart shaped brownies from the sheet of prepared brownies.

To Decorate:

  • Place the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl.  Heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each interval, until fully melted.
  • Use a toothpick to apply the melted chocolate to the back of the pretzels, candy eyes and M&M and then carefully place them on each of the brownies to make the antlers and face of each of the reindeers on each of the brownies.
  • Then the brownies are ready to serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4-5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 205kcal, Carbohydrates 28g, Protein 2g, Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0.02g, Cholesterol 0.4mg, Sodium 94mg, Potassium 32mg, Fiber 0.5g, Sugar 18g, Vitamin A 3IU, Vitamin C 0.001mg, Calcium 4mg, Iron 1mg

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