These tasty treats are easy to make and you can decorate them however you wish!


  • 125g butter
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ½ cup self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • Decorations (if you wish) such as sweets, coloured icing, sprinkles, chocolate chips

How to make Christmas Chocolate Brownies:

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan, add cocoa and stir over a low heat for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the sugar.
  • Add the eggs – one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add the vanilla essence.
  • Stir in the flour.
  • Pour the mixture into a lined, square cake tin.
  • Bake at 180°C for 20-25 minutes.
  • Allow to set on a cooling rack. Cut into bars when cold.
  • If you wish, you can dust the brownies with icing sugar and decorate them with sweets, coloured icing, sprinkles or chocolate chips.
  • Serve however you like – fruit or ice cream goes really well with these!