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Try this cute holiday dessert for the kids’ table

Delight the grandkids this holiday season with these PEEPS® Red Velvet Layered Brownies. Layer Duncan Hines Brownies and Red Velvet Cake Mix with cream cheese frosting and make a cute forest of PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Trees and dust with snowy confectioners’ sugar!


PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray


  • 1 pkg (18.3 oz each) Duncan Hines® Chewy Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water


  • 1 pkg (15.25 oz each) Duncan Hines® Signature Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 container (16 oz each) Duncan Hines® Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 24 PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Trees
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 13×9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. BROWNIE LAYER: Stir together brownie mix, 1/2-cup oil, 2 eggs and 1/4-cup water in large bowl until well blended, about 50 strokes. Spread into pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  3. RED VELVET LAYER: Stir together red velvet cake mix, 1/3-cup vegetable oil, 1/4-cup water and 1 egg in another large bowl until well blended. Drop red velvet batter evenly over brownie and gently spread into an even layer.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until toothpick inserted 1-inch from center of pan comes out clean and red velvet layer is set in the center. Cool completely on wire rack.
  5. Frost red velvet layered brownies with cream cheese frosting and decorate the top with PEEPS® Marshmallow Trees. Dust with confectioners’ sugar. Cut PEEPS® red velvet layered brownies into squares and serve.

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