Instagram Brownies

Instagram Brownies

These delicious brownies will make an instant impression at any party! This is a recipe from The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook!

Makes about 32 brownies

Things you'll need

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups + 4 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • Cookie cutters: square & small circle
  • Whisk
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Baking pan
  • Baking spray
  • Parchment paper
  • Cutting board
  • Decorating bag with #4 tip
  • Offset spatula
  • Chocolate sandwich cookies (Oreos)
  • Mini chocolate sandwich cookies (Oreo Minis)
  • Rainbow sour candy belts (AirHead Xtremes Bites)
  • 1 jar peanut butter (creamy)
  • Brown jelly beans (Root beer or Chocolate Pudding) 

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder. Whisk in oil, milk, vanilla extract, and eggs.
  3. Pour the batter into a greased and lined baking pan and then smooth the top. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
  4. Cut the brownie into small squares with a cookie cutter.

Time to decorate!

  1. Place a sour candy belt on the top left corner of each brownie, with the stripes positioned vertically (PICTURE at 3:33).
  2. Use a #4 to pipe peanut butter into a rectangle directly underneath the candy belt (PICTURE at 3:56).
  3. Remove the creme from each sandwich cookie and then use a cookie cutter to cut circles from the cookies. Place each circle on the center of a brownie (PICTURE at 4:28).
  4. Scrape the filling out of each mini chocolate sandwich cookie. Cut the cookies into squares and place one on the top right corner of each brownie (PICTURE at 5:10).
  5. Position one jellybean directly below each rainbow candy belt piece to represent the “Insta” part of the logo (PICTURE at 5:50).
  6. TaDa! The Instagram Brownies are picture perfect!
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