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Halloween Hocus Pocus Spellbook Brownies Recipe

Halloween Hocus Pocus Spellbook Brownies Recipe

Looking for the perfect festive halloween dessert? Put a spell on your regular boxed brownie mix before baking to make them extra special and into Hocus Pocus spell book brownies.

There are a few Halloween classics that can get me in the spirit like Hocus Pocus. 

The silly antics of the Sanderson sisters, the magic, and all of the mischief make it a perfect film to watch throughout the Halloween season.

Hocus Pocus fans are going to love these fun halloween treats!

So, wake up sleepyhead, it’s a glorious morning! Time to make these Hocus Pocus Winifred’s Spellbook Brownies, inspired by the film. 

This is a fun treat for both, watching scary movies and your next Halloween party!

Hocus Pocus Winifred’s Spellbook Brownies

Put a spell on your regular boxed brownie mix before baking to make them extra special.

Give your guests the chocolatey goodness they need while they watch their favorite movie or attend to trick-or-treaters.

If you’re familiar with the movie, then you know that Winifreds’ spell book was her prized possession given by the Devil himself which she uses for evil plans and spells against children in Salem Massachusetts.

Make sure you’ve got plenty of these delicious treats for all those friends who stop by so they can get their witchy, spooky fix too – we know we’ll be serving up lots of them this year!

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There’s no magic needed to enjoy this fun idea for your own hocus pocus spell book brownie!

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How to Make These Fun Hocus Pocus Spellbook Brownies

You will need: 

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  • Prepare brownies as instructed.
  • Pour brownie batter into a prepared pan and bake.
  • Your brownies are finished when an inserted toothpick comes out clean from the middle of the brownie.
  • Let cool to room temperature on a cooling rack.
  • Cream butter and vanilla extract until smooth in a large bowl, gradually add in powdered sugar. 
  • Once combined add black food coloring until as dark as you would like.
  • Put frosting in pastry bag and cut medium to small corner in top of bag.
  • Cut brownies into 16 equal pieces. 
  • Pipe small circle of icing in middle of right side, and place jumbo candy eye on icing to attach. 
  • Then add remaining decorations to resemble Winifred’s spellbook, like a squiggly line or lines of frosting.
  • Decorate remaining brownies and enjoy!

When your brownies are slightly cooled, put them in the freezer for about five minutes to firm up before cutting into pieces. This will make it much easier and allow you to add toppings or cut decorative designs on top!

Substitute homemade icing for black icing or black cookie frosting.

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How to Store Your delicious Hocus Pocus Brownies

Store your brownies in a single layer in an airtight container lined with parchment paper

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What do you think? Will this be one of your favorite halloween desserts?

Hocus Pocus Brownies Recipe

Hocus Pocus Brownies Recipe

Yield: 9
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Looking for the perfect festive halloween dessert? Put a spell on your regular boxed brownie mix before baking to make them extra special and into Hocus Pocus spell book brownies.

Ingredients

  • 1 Box Brownies, Prepared
  • Candy Eyeballs
  • Black Food Coloring
  • 1/2 Cup Butter or Margarine, softened
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Milk or Heavy Cream
  • Pastry bag

Instructions

    1. Prepare brownies as instructed. Let cool.
    2. Cream butter and vanilla extract until smooth, gradually add in powdered sugar.
    3. Once combined add black food coloring until as dark as you would like.
    4. Put frosting in pastry bag and cut medium to small corner in top of bag.
    5. Cut brownies into 16 equal pieces.
    6. Pipe small circle of icing in middle of right side, and place candy eyeball on icing to attach.
    7. Then add remaining decorations to resemble Winifred’s spellbook.
    8. Decorate remaining brownies and enjoy!

Notes

How to Store Your delicious Hocus Pocus Brownies

Store your brownies in a single layer in an airtight container lined with parchment paper.

When your brownies are slightly cooled, put them in the freezer for about five minutes to firm up before cutting into pieces. This will make it much easier and allow you to add toppings or cut decorative designs on top!

Substitute homemade icing for black icing or black cookie frosting.

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