These Cadbury Mini Egg Brownies are the ultimate Easter treat!
This past weekend I was craving chocolate so hard. I was at the grocery store, and there were the Cadbury mini eggs, just staring at me. So, I bought them. I decided to put them on top of some brownies with cream cheese frosting making them the ultimate Easter brownie. Sooo you could say they are a hit! First of all, have you ever put cream cheese frosting on brownies? You should do it. It’s life-changing. The mini eggs take them over the top but in a really good way. I just hope you have a glass of milk (or a Diet Dr. Pepper) handy because these babies are RICH.
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Look how cute they are! You can’t even tell it’s brownies under there but maybe that makes it an even better surprise? I made my frosting pink to compliment the pink and white toned mini eggs – the natural off-white color of cream cheese frosting wasn’t working with them. I thought briefly about green, but I didn’t want anyone to mistake it for mint frosting. (The horror.) Nor did I want blue, because I’ve made blue frosting a few times and it always kind of looks like toothpaste. Not super appetizing. So yeah. I think pink is the best frosting color…
I use a box mix to make brownies, because honestly, I love my Pillsbury box mixes and if I love it then why would I bother to mix them up from scratch!? haha. If you are a from-scratch brownie maker, I salute you, and you can totally make this recipe that way, too.
Cadbury Mini Egg Brownies
- 1 box Fudge brownie mix
- 1 8 oz block Cream cheese softened
- 1/4 cup Coconut oil
- 1-2 cups Powdered sugar
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- 3-5 drops Food coloring optional
- 1 bag Cadbury Mini Eggs
- Prepare brownies according to box directions, and allow them to fully cool.
- While brownies are cooking, make cream cheese frosting.
- Add softened cream cheese and coconut oil into a large mixing bowl. Beat with a hand mixer til smooth.
- Slowly add powdered sugar until desired thickness.
- Mix in vanilla extract and food coloring.
- When brownies are cooled, spread frosting over the whole pan.
- Add Cadbury Mini Eggs to the top. Devour!
You may also want to check out these other fun Easter treats that feature everyone’s favorite Cadbury mini eggs:
I am a brownie ADDICT, I’m not exaggerating. So if you need some more brownie recipes, girl, I gotchu!