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How to Make Two Bite Brownies

Two bite brownies are fun to make in any shape you like. Use boxed or our homemade brownie mix to make a bunch you can pop into your mouth.

Two Bite Brownies

Do you or your kids love bite size desserts? We do too. I mean who doesn’t love finger foods especially when you’re serving a crowd or bringing a dish to a potluck? These two bite brownies area always a hit and can be decorated for Fourth of July, Christmas, or any other holiday. A quick easy dessert y’all will love. (affiliate links present)

Mini Brownie Bites

Ok so there are two ways to make these into just two bites each. You can use a mini muffin tin like we did with our cherry brownies. Those are fun, but using a small cookie cutter to make them into shapes seems to be more popular.

I will share the timing for both below in the printable recipe card for you but the step by step is for these Fourth of July brownies. Timing and temperature is the same whether you form them into hearts for Valentine’s Day with a pink drizzle, pumpkins for Halloween with an orange drizzle or Christmas with red and white.

Feeling lazy and don’t want to melt any chocolate for the top to make them extra pretty, no worries y’all. It isn’t entirely necessary, just again fun.

homemade brownie bites

Brownie Bites

Another choice you have is to make the batter from homemade or just use a box of mix like this one. Both will make a batch that will cook in a 9×13″ pan so they are a bit thinner and bake quicker than a square pan. If you want to go all out and make mini brownies from scratch you will need the following ingredients;

  1. White granulated sugar
  2. Light brown sugar
  3. Vanilla and a bit of salt
  4. Whole eggs plus 2 extra egg yolks
  5. 1 stick butter unsalted, melted
  6. Chocolate chips
  7. Vegetable oil
  8. All purpose flour
  9. Regular or dark cocoa powder

Then you would want some small cookie cutters like these. If you wanted two bite brownies with cream cheese I would just use a tub of frosting with that flavor and a pastry bag to swirl some on top.

Brownie batter

Copycat Brownie Bites Costco

Have you bought these at this big box store before? These are WAY better because every single time I have bought a container they are dried out. I mean I get it, they sit for quite a while on the shelf but to me this baked good should be tender and moist. Those are made in a mini muffin pan though which makes that shape.

Mini Muffin Pan Brownies

You’d make the batter the same way for those. Spray the mini cupcake pan with non stick spray quite a bit so they don’t stick first off. This would be the cooking time for these if you don’t care about creating a different shape;

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Spoon about 1 heaping tsp full of batter into prepared pan
    • fill muffin cups 3/4 of the way full, they won’t rise a ton
  • Bake for 15 minutes
  • Remove and leave pan on a cooling rack until it is completely cooled
  • Use a tsp on side to gently scoop each one out of the holes

It is fun to fill a freezer pint size bag with frosting, snip off the corner and pipe a swirl on top of each one. You can top with sprinkles too if you want.

Mini Brownie Bites

Applebee’s Brownie Bites

We have ordered these after dinner when we went out to this restaurant too. Served with a dollop of ice cream on the side they are yummy together this way too.

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a 9×13″ baking dish with parchment paper and spray with non stick spray.
    • In a mixing bowl combine the sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, salt, whole eggs and 2 extra yolks without the egg whites.
  • In a microwave safe bowl melt the butter and chocolate chips together in 30 second intervals until melted and smooth.
    • Whisk in the vegetable oil to the chocolate mixture.
    • Pour the chocolate mixture into the sugar mixture and mix until fully combined.
  • Add the flour and cocoa powder together, incorporate into the mix. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean about 35 minutes.
    • Remove from the oven and set on a rack to cool completely.
    • It is a must to cool in the pans so they can continue to set.
  • Once room temperature, cover the brownies and let sit overnight to set up. The next day use a small plastic star cookie cutter (or perfect size of your choice) to cut out stars. Set the brownie bites on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • If you want to drizzle with chocolate, melt 1 cup of each color melting chocolates in 2 microwave safe bowls. Microwave in 30 second intervals until all melted and smooth.

Dip fork in the melted chocolate and drizzle on top just to make pretty, this is optional.

star brownies

Bite Sized Brownies

For another flavor combo you could follow our peanut butter brownie cookies directions to make another brownie bite recipe you’ll love. Ok I know what you’re thinking now. What do you do with the outsides once you cut out all the shapes? I’m right there with you because I hate letting food go to waste.

The easiest thing to do is to make a sort of cake pop out of it without the stick! Here’s what I do with it.

  • Gather leftovers from the pan into your palm
  • Roll into a ball so it’s pretty packed and won’t fall apart
  • Dip into the rest of your melted colored chocolate and use a spoon to coat the whole thing
  • Set on to a piece of parchment (can sprinkle with sprinkles now so they stick)
  • Allow to dry and harden before picking up and serving those too

So fun right?? What are you waiting for?

fourth of july dessert

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Two Bite Brownies

Two bite brownies are fun to make in any shape you like. Use boxed or our homemade brownie mix to make a bunch you can pop into your mouth.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, fourth of july, mini
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 263kcal
Author The Typical Mom

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper and spray with non stick spray. In a large mixing bowl combine the granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, salt, whole eggs and 2 extra yolks.
  • In a microwave safe bowl melt the butter and chocolate together in 30 second intervals until melted and smooth. Whisk in the vegetable oil to the chocolate mixture. Pour the chocolate mixture into the sugar mixture and mix until fully combined.
  • In a separate bowl combine dry flour and cocoa, add this into the wet mixture. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean about 35 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  • Once cooled, cover the brownies and let sit overnight to set up. The next day use a small plastic star cookie cutter (or shape of your choice) to cut out stars. Set the brownie bites on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • * If you want to drizzle with chocolate, melt 1 cup of each color melting chocolates in 2 microwave safe bowls. Microwave in 30 second intervals until all melted and smooth.
  • Use a fork to drizzle each color chocolate over each brownie bite and immediately top with sprinkles.
  • * If you want to use a mini muffin tin instead of a 9×13" pan, spray non stick spray in each hold. Spoon mixture in to 3/4 of the way full and bake for 15 minutes. Remove, lay on cooling rack until cooled. Use tsp to gently remove each one and serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Two Bite Brownies
Amount Per Serving (1 oz)
Calories 263 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 33g37%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 264IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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