Easy Strawberry Brownies

i came up with this recipe while texting my boyfriend, Preston, one boring day. This is our favorite recipe, even though we have a dozen takes on it... you can easily add your own twist.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 brownies

Ingredients

  • cooking spray

  • 1 (19.8 ounce) package brownie mix (such as Duncan Hines®)

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided

  • 2 cups white chocolate chips

  • 12 strawberries, hulled and halved

  • 12 pitted cherries

  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

  2. Combine brownie mix, eggs, oil, and water in a bowl. Add 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips. Pour mixture into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake until a toothpick inserted near the edge comes out clean, 20 to 23 minutes. Let cool in the pan, about 20 minutes. Cut into 12 squares and place on a wire rack.

  4. Place remaining semisweet chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Place white chocolate chips in a separate microwave-safe bowl. Heat each bowl in the microwave until chips are melted, about 1 minute each.

  5. Place 2 halves of a cut strawberry on top of each brownie with tops touching. Drizzle semisweet chocolate over brownies and let cool briefly. Drizzle white chocolate over brownies and let cool briefly.

  6. Spread whipped topping over strawberries and brownies. Place a cherry in the center; drizzle additional chocolate on. Let stand until set.

Editor's Note:

The directions for making the brownies are based on the particular brand mentioned. Follow instructions on the box if using a different brand.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

665 Calories
41g Fat
77g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 665
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 52%
Saturated Fat 18g 91%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 259mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.