Twix Brownies or Not Leftover Halloween Chocolate Bar Brownies


Last Friday I talked about my favorite five chocolaty things and the number one thing on that list is brownies. Then my most viewed post last week was 'How to use up leftover Halloween Candy.'

So, today I thought I would combine them.

I made leftover Halloween chocolate bar brownies.

Technically the chocolate bars I used weren't leftovers, because Halloween hasn't happened yet. They are Halloween candy though because it they were on offer for a pound so you know….

Anyhow, I do enjoy a Twix bar from time to time, so I layered my baking tin with Twix’s and poured brownie batter on top.

Now for these brownies I used a box brownie mix. If you are against the use of box mixes then any brownie recipe will do. I have plenty here on my blog!

Yes, I am self promoting. If I don’t do it, who will?

If you bought a lot of different chocolate bars to give out and you end up with loads left or if you take the children trick or treating and have an abundance of chocolate bars then use those.

A variety of different chocolate bars would make for very interesting brownies. I like the Twix for the cookie/biscuit base; it feels sturdier somehow.

I am probably just talking trash/rubbish, but it’s how I feel.


Twix Brownies aka Halloween Chocolate Brownies

1 package of brownie mix
            plus an egg, vegetable or sunflower oil, and water or whatever it says on the
            box.
20-23 Twix fun size bars

Line the base of an 8x8 inch pan with baking paper, then layer the Twix or leftover chocolate bars on the bottom. Heat the oven to the recommended temperature on the box or by whatever recipe that is being used. Make the brownies according the box instructions. Carefully pour the brownie mixture on top of the chocolate bars and gently smooth with a spatula. Bake according to the time on the box or by the recipe. I may not sound very helpful, but depending on what types of boxed brownies are used then the temperatures and times can vary!
Be sure to cool completely in the pan, especially depending on what type of chocolate bars used. Some of them could be very gooey and ooey as they are on the bottom. So, no matter how much a warm brownie from the oven is tempting, be sure to allow them to cool to avoid unwanted mess!



 notes: For these brownies I used Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownie mix, which can be found at Costco. Costco do not approve of this post nor do Twix; not because they don’t like it, but because they don’t know about it. I just thought you might like to know where I get the best boxed brownies from and that Twix are great! For more information see my contact/policy page. 

7 comments:

  1. What a clever idea.....It looks very tasty! I might have to try that :) x

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    1. Super chocolaty and rich, but super good!!

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  2. I absolutely love your idea f lining the tin with Twix bars. I've got to try that!

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    1. Any chocolate bar would do! I just love my twix, also as I said because of the biscuit base! :0)

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    2. Any chocolate bar will do! So, if you have a favorite use those! Twix are probably one of my favorite chocolate bars so these work great for me!

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  3. Nothing wrong with box brownies - they are delish! Fab idea using the twix as a base Lisa x

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  4. Yum! love how tightly you've packed those twix fingers in there! they look delish!

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