Brownie Mix Recipes

Easy chocolate brownie mix recipes that anyone can make!

These chocolate brownie recipes combine the convenience of a box with the taste of homemade.

You'll love these quick easy recipes, especially when you are short on time.

They are so delicious nobody will ever suspect these chocolate brownie mix recipes began with a box!

Brownie Mix Recipes

Brownie Mix Recipes

Frosted Cake Brownies From A Mix

This is one of my favorite recipes using a brownie mix!

  • 1 19-20 ounce box of brownie mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup prepared chocolate frosting
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking pan and set aside.
  3. Prepare brownie mix according to the package directions.
  4. Add sour cream, chocolate chips and nuts.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenly.
  6. Bake brownies for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  7. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
  8. When completely cool, frost with prepared frosting.
  9. Cut into desired size and shape brownies.

Espresso Brownies From A Mix

Another of my favorite brownie mix recipes. These brownies are dense and rich with the flavor of espresso so they can satisfy both your cravings for chocolate and coffee! If you don't have espresso powder, you can substitute instant coffee crystals.

  • 1 19-20 ounce box of brownie mix
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons espresso powder
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a 9-inch square baking pan and set aside.
  3. Whisk together the brownie mix, 1/3 cup water, oil, eggs, and 2 tablespoons espresso powder until well blended.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan and spread evenily.
  5. Bake brownies for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached.
  6. Prepare Icing:
    Whisk together 2 tablespoons of water, 2 teaspoons espresso powder, vanilla, sugar and butter until smooth.
  7. Spread over cooled brownies and refrigerate until the icing is set.
  8. Cut into desired size and shape brownies.

Sour Cream Walnut Brownies

Sour Cream Walnut Brownies

Sour Cream Walnut Brownies

Sour Cream Walnut Brownies Recipe

Bake Time: 25 to 28 minutes

  • 1 package Duncan Hines Walnut Brownie Mix
  • 3/4 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water

Chocolate Drizzle

  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons all vegetable shortening
  1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking pan and set aside.
  3. For brownies, combine brownie mix, sour cream, egg an water in large bowl. Stir with wooden spoon until well blended.
  4. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  5. Sprinkle with walnut package from the mix.
  6. Bake for 25 to 28 minutes or until set.
  7. For chocolate drizzle:
    Place chocolate chips and shortening in a small resealable plasti bag and seal. Place bag in bowl of hot water for sever minutes. Dry bag with paper towel.
  8. Knead until blended and chocolate is smooth.
  9. Snip pinpoint hole in corner of bag and drizzle chocolate over brownies.
  10. Cool brownies completely on wire rack and cut into desired size and shape.

This recipe makes about 24 Sour Cream Walnut Brownies.

Ideas For Making Brownies From A Box Into A Special Treat

Many of us grew up eating brownies made from a box. And why not? They are tasty, quick and convenient. It's easy to kick these brownie mix recipes up a notch or two by adding a tasty topping.

Here are some ideas for making your brownies from a box more special. Just prepare your brownies according to the package instructions and then add one of the following toppings:

  • Crushed Peppermint Candy
  • Chopped Peppermint Patties
  • M & M's
  • Toffee Bits
  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Mini Chocolate Chips and Chopped Peanuts
  • Mini Marshmallows and Chopped Chocolate Bar
  • Dollops of Raspberry or Cherry Jam
  • White Chocolate Chips and Chopped Macadamia Nuts
  • Chocolate Chips and Chopped Walnuts

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