Gravestone Brownies

Gravestone Brownies

Course: Kid-Friendly, Recipes



Prepare for a spooktacular treat with our Gravestone Brownies recipe. The perfect blend of all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, melted butter, sugar, and eggs creates a delicious base. Topped with gravestones made from gray construction paper, these brownies are a delightful fusion of flavors and a fun, creative activity. Follow these steps to conjure up a spooky treat that’s both delicious and playful.


  • 3/4 c. all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 c. cocoa powder

  • 3/4 tsp. salt

  • 15 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted

  • 1½ c. sugar

  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 3 large eggs

  • ½ c. semisweet chocolate, chopped (or chocolate chips)

  • Gravestone ingredients
  • Gray construction paper

  • Scissors

  • Toothpicks

  • Tape


  • Preheat oven to 325 °F. Whisk the first three ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a standing mixer or bowl, whisk the melted butter, sugar and vanilla. Whisk in the eggs, one at a time, until combined then slowly mix in the dry ingredients.
  • Pour the batter into a greased and parchment lined 9×13 baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Cool, cut into bars with a serrated knife and top with gravestones.
  • To make gravestones, cut gray construction paper into stones and decorate as desired. Place a toothpick on the backside of the stone, attach with a piece of tape and poke the gravestone toothpick into the brownie.
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