Halloween Oreo Brownies

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Halloween Oreo Brownies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

*For the Brownies:*

  • 1 cup melted salted butter
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 eggs at room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder Ghirardelli or your preferred brand
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips Ghirardelli or your preferred brand
  • 20 Oreos

*For the Frosting:*

  • ½ cup melted salted butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tbsp milk at room temperature
  • cup cocoa powder

*For Garnish:*

  • 22 candy pumpkins
  • ½ cup crushed Oreos

Instructions
 

*For the Brownies:*

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease and line an 8×12 or 9×11 baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine the melted butter, oil, granulated sugar, and brown sugar. Whisk until well combined.
  • Add vanilla and eggs, beating for 30 seconds until the batter lightens.
  • Sift in flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Mix until just combined.
  • Gently fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Pour half of the batter into the prepared pan, spread evenly, layer on the Oreos, and top with the remaining batter.
  • Bake for 25–30 minutes or until the center no longer jiggles. Do not overbake for fudgy brownies.
  • Once cooled, make the frosting.

*For the Frosting:*

  • In a large bowl, combine melted butter, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Remove about ⅓ cup of frosting and dye it green.
  • To the remaining frosting, beat in cocoa powder and add milk until you reach the desired consistency.

*For Assembly:*

  • Once the brownies are completely cooled, spread on the fudge frosting.
  • Top with crushed Oreos.
  • Add green frosting to a piping bag fitted with a small round tip and pipe swirled vines on top.
  • Decorate with candy pumpkins, slice, and serve! Get ready to savor the chocolaty goodness!

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