27 Best Brownie Mix Recipes

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Brownie lovers are in for a treat with this decadent list of brownie mix recipes. Many incredible, delicious sweet treats are made from a boxed brownie mix. 

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Rich, fudgy brownies are a beloved dessert on their own, but these recipes take them to the next level. Using a box mix is a cunning shortcut to creating amazing desserts. 

While most are chocolatey, there are mashups with other flavors as well. There is something for everyone on this list. So if you have ever wondered what can be made from a brownie mix, this list has everything from brookies to brownie sundaes, brownie pizza to s’mores brownies, and many more, your new brownie obsession awaits.   

1. Brownie Mix Cookies

The best brownie mix cookies are a thing and they will blow your mind in the best possible way. Using a boxed brownie mix and a few simple ingredients will create the ultimate chocolate cookie. These cookies are rich, chewy, fudgy, and oh-so-delicious.

2. Ghirardelli Brownies

Ghirardelli is known for their exceptional chocolate, so it is no wonder its brownies are an indulgent treat. Any brownie lover will tell you that Ghirardelli brownies are exquisite and some of the best brownies made from a mix. They are a decadent dessert fit for any occasion.

3. Amaretto Brownies

This brownie mix recipe is next-level decadent and delicious. A boxed brownie mix is made, then topped with an amaretto cream frosting and chocolate ganache. These fudgy brownies are an upscale, sophisticated brownie dessert that does not disappoint. 

4. Buckeye Brownies

I do not believe there has been a better culinary pairing than chocolate and peanut butter. Buckeye brownies are the masterful mashup of these divine flavors for a unique and mouthwatering sweet treat. With a brownie base, peanut butter fudge middle, and chocolate top, these heavenly brownies are beguiling for any brownie lover.  

5. Brownie Sundae

This is one of those desserts that children adore and adults love to indulge in. Rich, fudgy brownies are topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, and peanuts. You can customize this easy recipe with your favorite flavor of ice cream and skip the peanuts if you aren’t a fan of nuts. Either way, it is an indulgent dessert, fun to share after a satisfying meal and a great way to use a batch of brownies. 

6. Brownie Bites

Brownie bites are the perfect finger food dessert. These ultra chocolaty bites are made from a box of brownie mix and a few other simple ingredients. The secret to these delightful bites is that they are topped with Rolo candies. They are dazzling fudgy brownies with a touch of caramel from the Rolos for a delectable bite-sized treat.

7. Black Forest Brownies

Brownie lovers will adore these black forest brownies. Rich, fudgy brownies are infused with cherry pie filling and marbled throughout the brownies. They are topped with chocolate chips and decorated with drizzled red candy melts for a beautiful presentation. The cherry flavors with the chocolate create a delightful, palate-pleasing dessert. 

8. Cheesecake Brownies

This recipe turns a regular boxed brownie mix into a delectable dessert combination of cheesecake and brownies. The brownies are made with a cheesecake filling swirled into them. They are a rich, satisfying sweet treat for any brownie lover. 

9. S’mores Brownies

There is no doubt about it; everyone will ask for s’more of these fun brownies. Fudgy brownies are mixed with chocolate chips and baked on top of graham crackers. Then they are topped with mini marshmallows and more crushed graham crackers. This is the ultimate s’mores dessert to feed any crowd sans a campfire.

10. Peanut Butter Brownies

Another magical culinary mashup of peanut butter and chocolate is peanut butter brownies. A boxed brownie mix, chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and creamy peanut butter create this out-of-this-world decadent dessert. These brownies are a delightful sweet treat everyone will love, not just brownie lovers. 

11. Caramel Bronwies

Caramel and chocolate blended together are another masterful culinary delight. Loaded with chocolate and caramel, these brownies are an ooey-gooey, rich dessert.

The caramel mixed with fudgy brownies is a decadent combination that captivates the senses. This is a simple recipe that yields an impressive dessert. 

12. Chocolate Brownie Cake

Chocolate brownie cake is the ultimate chocolate dessert. Brownie and chocolate lovers alike will adore this sublime cake. Not only is it rich, chocolatey, and delicious, it is a beautiful presentation.

A chocolate cake mix and boxed brownie mix are used to create a moist, decadent bundt cake. It is topped with chocolate ganache for an indulgent, satisfying, and heavenly chocolate dessert. 

This drool-worthy dessert is a magnificent mashup of cookie dough and fudgy brownies. It is easy to make using a boxed brownie mix for the brownies, a quick and simple homemade cookie dough, and milk chocolate frosting. It is a divine creation of heavenly flavors for a delightful dessert you do not want to miss. 

14. Marshmallow Brownies

Soft, chewy, chocolatey brownies are elevated with fluffy marshmallows and chocolate frosting. This unique sweet treat is fun to make with the kiddos and equally delicious. Great for parties or a fun Saturday afternoon, marshmallow brownies are an easy treat to whip up that also impress the taste buds. 

All your little monsters will jump for joy to help make these wonderful brownies. A boxed brownie mix is topped with monster cookie dough.

This cookie dough is a decadent mix of peanut butter, mini chocolate chips, mini M&Ms, oats, and other ingredients. It is like indulging in two desserts at once. The kids love them as they are so yummy, fun, and easy to make. 

16. Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

These brownies capture the flavors of different desserts in one delicious dish. Chewy, fudgy brownies are complemented with swirls of cheesecake and cherry pie filling.

This impressive dessert is easy to make while having an extraordinary appearance. Great for any holiday or Sunday dinner dessert, these are a brownie lover’s dream. 

17. Fudge Iced Brownies

It doesn’t get any more decadent or chocolatey than these enticing brownies. A boxed brownie mix is made and topped with chocolate fudge icing. It is chocolate on top of chocolate for the most mouthwatering, chocolatey, delectable, fudgy brownie you could ever enjoy. These are what brownie lovers’ dreams are made of. 

18. Brownie Truffles

Brownie truffles might be one of the most brilliant culinary ideas yet. A boxed brownie mix is made and cooled. Then the brownies are added to a food processor with cream cheese, blended, and rolled into balls. They are then dipped in chocolate sauce and refrigerated until ready to serve. These are perfect bite-sized treats for gifts, holidays, and parties. 


19. Brownie Trifle

A brownie trifle is a great way to reinvent a brownie dessert. This recipe uses a boxed brownie mix to make the brownies. It is then layered with brownies, chocolate mousse, and whipped topping in a glass bowl. The result is a wonderful dessert that is both stylish and delicious.

20. Brownie Pizza

This show-stopping dessert is a captivating creation. It is a fun dessert with a brownie crust, cream cheese frosting, fresh strawberries, and drizzled with chocolate. The flavors aren’t too rich, yet satisfies that sweet tooth. The fresh strawberries balance out the decadent chocolate for an all-around scrumptious dessert. 

21. Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

These brownies are an Autumn and brownie lover’s match made in heaven. The creamy, pumpkin-spiced cheesecake is layered on fudgy brownies and topped with a pecan streusel.

It is a drool-worthy recipe that satisfies the cravings of the fall season with the yumminess of a chocolate brownie. You have to try it to truly appreciate its goodness.

22. Coconut Brownies

If you love coconut, then you will love these coconut brownies. They are triple-layered, using a boxed brownie mix for the brownies on the bottom layer. A creamy, sweet coconut layer goes on top of the brownies, and a silky chocolate ganache finishes this amazing dessert. Garnish with coconut shavings for a beautiful presentation of this delightful sweet treat. 

23. Rolo Brownies

We have already established how incredible caramel and chocolate go together, and this simple recipe takes it to the next level. It is easy to make and creates the most ooey-gooey, chewy, delicious brownies you have ever had. A boxed brownie mix and a bag of Rolo candies are all it takes for this incredible brownie lover’s delight. 

24. Cosmic Brownie Cookies

These fun little cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream. Soft and chewy brownie cookies are topped with a chocolate ganache and finished with cosmic rainbow chips. This recipe is great for kids to help make and perfect for a potluck or party. They are not only colorful and cute, but they taste amazing too! 

25. Hot Cocoa Brownie Cups

These brownie bites are so fun and tasty. They taste just like a piping hot cup of hot cocoa. They are easy to make and perfect for the winter months and holidays.

Make a boxed brownie mix and portion it into mini muffin tins. Add Hershey kisses, whipped topping, and garnish with peppermint or chocolate shavings. They are adorable and satisfying, and their bite-size means you can have more than one guilt-free.

26. Brookies

Brookies are the original mashup of chocolate chip cookies and fudgy brownies. This is a great recipe that is a decadent dessert everyone loves. They are easy to make using a boxed brownie mix and a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe. The rich brownies and tasty cookies cook together for an amazing dessert. 


27. Mint Brownie Bites

Brownie bites are the perfect size to enjoy a rich, fudgy brownie without overdoing it. These bites add the refreshing flavor of mint to decadent brownie bites.

The bites are made using a boxed brownie mix, topped with chocolate ganache, and finished with a green mint frosting. They are fun for St. Patrick’s Day, or you can use different food coloring for any other holiday or theme. Either way, they are a delicious sweet treat with a refreshing afterbite. 

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Best Brownie Mix Recipes

By Heather
A group of amazing recipes that can be made with brownie mix. From cookies, to truffles, and more including this easy brownie trifle.
Prep: 10 minutes
Chill time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 6 minutes
Servings: 4



  • 1 box brownie mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water


  • 1 3.5 ounce instant chocolate pudding package
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 16 ounce Cool Whip
  • 12-15 Oreo cookies, crumbled


  • Bake brownies according to package. Let cool and then cut into small squares.
  • While brownies are baking, whisk together pudding mix and milk until creamy. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • After pudding has chilled, fold in 8 ounces of the Cool Whip. Stir to combine.
  • In a trifle dish, layer half of the brownies, then half of the pudding mixture, and then half of the crushed Oreos. Repeat the layers. Cover and store in refrigerator until ready to serve.


Calories: 652kcal | Carbohydrates: 106g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 435mg | Potassium: 198mg | Sugar: 69g | Vitamin A: 257IU | Calcium: 157mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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