6 Dessert Recipes That Start With a Box of Brownie Mix
Even though we love baking from scratch, we’re in full support of a shortcut in the kitchen every now and then. One of the most delicious store-bought secrets? Using boxed brownie mix in your desserts. With these brownie mix recipes, you can serve a gorgeous dessert that no family member will realize started with a box from the store. Boxed brownie mix is great on its own, but these brownie mix recipes prove that when it’s dressed up a bit, it can be showstopping. Make adorable single-serve Banana Brownie Sticky Toffee Puddings or a gorgeous layered Chocolate Trifle. Want to know the secret to the fudgiest cookies you’ve ever had? That’s right: brownie mix. Whether you’re looking for an easy Bundt cake to give a neighbor or chocolate-peanut butter bars for the kids, these recipes make the most of packaged brownie mix. The next time you’re short on time or patience, grab a box of brownie mix at the store and let these desserts amaze you.
Recipe: Brownie Cookies
You’ll never have to choose between brownies and cookies again with this fudgy recipe.
Banana Brownie Sticky Toffee Puddings
These single-serve puddings are party-perfect.
Chocolate Bundt Cake
Recipe: Chocolate Bundt Cake
This Bundt cake recipe combines boxed brownie mix with boxed cake mix for an indulgent dessert that tastes nothing less than homemade.
Recipe: Chocolate Trifle
This recipe, first published in our December 1993 issue, has been a fan-favorite for years.
Chocolate Peanut Butter-Fudge Bars
These triple-layer bars are the ideal treat for bake sales, neighbors, or any weeknight when you have a sweet tooth.
Recipe: Brownie Trifle
There’s no dessert more festive for the holiday season than a trifle, and no guest will know how easy it was to throw together.