Strawberry Santa Hat Brownie Bites

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Strawberry Santa Hat Brownie Bites… cute, easy and delicious!

There has been SO many amazing Christmas crafts shared over the past week. Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this fun event. You can find the ultimate Christmas list here.

I’m super excited for the “baking” posts this week. Tune in each day to find new holiday recipes from some the BEST. I’m kicking off baking week with these cute and YUMMY brownie strawberry Santa hats. These are the perfect dessert for your Christmas party. Here is 3 good reasons why you MUST make them this year. ;)

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1. They are SO easy and will make your display super cute.

2. Who doesn’t love chocolate strawberries?

3. Your friends will love you. That’s all.

Strawberry Santa hat brownie bites... cutest Christmas treat ever!

I saw this fun idea last year on Erica’s Sweet Tooth and knew the kids and I had to make our own version. They turned out delicious! They are also really simple to make which is a HUGE bonus. ;)

The first thing I did was grab my brownie bites

Next I placed my frosting in a zip lock bag and snipped off the corner. Then I swirled a little frosting on top of the brownie.

Strawberry Santa hat brownie bites... cutest Christmas treat ever! So easy!

Finally, I put the strawberry on and added a little dot of frosting on top to complete the Santa hat. How adorable are these?! Everyone LOVED them! Chocolate + strawberry is my favorite combo, so I will definitely be making these again before Christmas. ;)

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Strawberry Santa Hat Brownie Bites

Ingredients:

  • 16 mini brownie bites
  • 16 small strawberries (tops cut off)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter -softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 to 3 TB half and half (milk will also work)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

For the frosting, combine the butter, powdered sugar, 1 Tablespoon half and half, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with a mixer for 2 minutes, or until fluffy. Add more half and half if needed.

Next, place the frosting in a zip lock bag and snip off the corner. Then place a swirl of frosting on top of the brownie.

Finally, put the strawberry on top and added a little dot of frosting on top to complete the Santa hat.

Refrigerate until ready to serve. Best served the same day.

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Jamielyn Nye

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Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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30 comments on “Strawberry Santa Hat Brownie Bites”

  1. That was easy! Love the addition of some chocolate to this little treat :)

  2. These are the cutest thing I’ve ever seen!!!

  3. What a cute idea and great for a holiday party!

  4. These are ADORABLE and sound devine!!

  5. These are SO adorable and they look absolutely delicious too! Might just have to lick the computer screen ;)

  6. so cute! love them and so simple. thanks.=) bellesbazaar-heather.blogspot.com

  7. Oh my goooo’ness. These are precious.

  8. I can’t get over how cute these are! I’m pretty sure these wouldn’t last long over here. Plus all those brownie scraps? Dangerous…

  9. These are adorable! How clever! I am thinking of making these – the kids will love them! :D Thanks for sharing!!!

  10. Almost too cute to eat, almost.

  11. Hi there, thinking of making this for chistmas but dont have a proven brownie recipe. Can you share te one you used? You said ghirardelli. Do you have the recipe? Thanks so much.

  12. Adorable, Jamielyn! What a creative way to use the fondant cutter. Pinning.

  13. Thank you so much for this recipe, I tried it today and absoutely loved the result – I even blogged about it if you’d like to see the result on my blog (http://thelittlekoala.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/festive-baking-edible-santa-hats.html) although they don’t look as perfect as yours did!

  14. Hi…omg this looks amazingly mouth watering… And of course beautiful. I would like to know how many days can you store them? How early can they be made and still look and taste great!?!? Thank you much

    • If you wanted to make them ahead of time, I would recommend making the brownies a few days before and refrigerating them and then adding the santa hat on top the day of. Once they are made, they only really last a day if you want them to look them same! Hope that helps! :)

  15. my grandchildren loved them ,also enjoyed helping make them :-)

  16. Jamielyn thanks for sharing this awesome little Christmas treat. Your tutorial makes it look so easy. Luv it!

  17. Love all of these cute holiday idea’s 

  18. I love, love, love this!!!!

  19. How many will one pan of brownies make do you think? 

    Thanks!

    Amy

    • It really depends on how many strawberries you get and the size of strawberries. I got a quart of small strawberries and had some leftover brownies. :)

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