Easy to Make Purple People Eater Brownies for Halloween!

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It’s so easy to turn the humble brownie into a fun Halloween treat, with just some frosting and sprinkles! Follow this fun recipe and you’ll end up with a plateful of Purple People Eater Brownies that are the perfect addition to any Halloween party table or spooky lunchbox!

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Purple People Eater Brownies

The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions and ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required and understand the steps and timings involved.

Halloween is a great time to get creative with your food! These easy-to-make Purple People Eater Brownies are a fun recipe for the kids to get involved with!

To make these monster treats, brownies are covered with purple frosting, sprinkles, and candy eyeballs – simple!





They’re sure to be an instant hit at any Halloween party you serve them at!

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Halloween Party Treat - Purple People Eater Brownies

Ingredients & Equipment Used In This Recipe

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It does not include staple ingredients such as oil, salt, sugar, etc., as you’re likely to have those in your kitchen. The complete list of ingredients with measurements is found in the recipe card.

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Purple People Eater Brownies Halloween Treat

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Purple People Eater Brownies!

How Do I Make Purple People Eater Brownies?

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How to Make Purple People Eater Brownies

Purple People Eater Brownies

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

It's so easy to turn the humble brownie into a fun Halloween treat, with just some frosting and sprinkles!

Ingredients

  • 1 box of brownie mix plus the ingredients to make them
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (icing sugar)
  • 1 Tbsp milk or heavy cream (double cream)
  • Purple food coloring gel
  • Candy eyeballs
  • Purple jimmies sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Prepare brownies as instructed. Bake and cool, but do not cut yet.

    Brownie Batter in Bowl

    Cooked Pan of Brownies
  2. To make the purple frosting, cream together the butter and vanilla extract.
  3. Gradually add in the powdered sugar.
  4. Add milk or heavy cream as needed to get spreading consistency.

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  5. Mix in purple food coloring gel a little at a time to desired shade. Remember you can always add more coloring, but not take it away.

    Purple Frosting, Candy Eyeballs & Sprinkles
  6. Cut the brownies into 16 equal pieces.
  7. Spread purple frosting on the top of each brownie covering it completely.

    Frosting on top of Brownie
  8. Place a candy eyeball in the center of each brownie.

    Candy Eyeball on Frosted Brownie
  9. Sprinkle purple Jimmies all over the top to give the appearance of fur.

    Sprinkles on top of Brownie
  10. Enjoy and Happy Halloween!

    Purple People Eater Brownies (for Halloween!)

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 123Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 52mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 0gSugar: 14gProtein: 0g

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