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Halloween Bucket Brownies

Chocolate lovers...these are for you! Top your favorite brownies with chopped candy bars, and then add a thick layer of fudge. As if that's not enough, we'll go crazy with another layer of candy bars. The result? Super thick, super rich and did I mention super chocolaty brownies? Halloween Bucket Brownies...they're a chocolate lovers dream, and they're a great way to use up leftover Halloween candy! Do you have a favorite leftover Halloween candy recipe?
Course Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 16
Author Kristl Story, TheBudgetDiet.com

Ingredients

  • 1 box of brownie mix or your favorite brownie recipe for a 9 x 9 pan
  • 20 fun size candy bars chopped (This is a great leftover Halloween candy recipe! I used an assortment of Snickers, Milky Way, 100,000 Grand, Baby Ruth, Nestle Crunch and Hershey's Dark. You could also use just 1 type of candy bar. Remember, this is your Halloween Bucket Brownie!)
  • 1, 12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

Instructions

  1. Prepare brownies according to package directions for a 9 x 9 pan.
  2. When you remove the brownies from the oven, sprinkle with half of the chopped candy bars.
  3. Cool completely.
  4. In a microwave safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk for the fudge layer.
  5. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
  6. Stir until smooth. If mixture isn't smooth, microwave in additional 30 second intervals and stir until smooth.
  7. Spread fudge on top of cooled brownies.
  8. Lightly press the remaining candy bars into the fudge layer.
  9. Refrigerate 30 minutes before cutting.

Recipe Notes

recipe adapted from Southern Living