Frosted Christmas Brownies
3/4 Cup Margarine -- Melted
1 1/2 Cups Sugar
1 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
3 Large Eggs
3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour
1/2 Cup Cocoa
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
6 Each Red M&MS® Plain Chocolate Candy
Green Tube of Frosting (Piping Jel)
3 Tablespoons Margarine or Butter -- Softened
2 Cups Powdered Sugar -- Sifted
3 Tablespoons More or Less Milk
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
CAKE: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line 12-inch pizza pan with aluminum foil. In medium bowl, stir together margarine, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs. Beat well with spoon.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add to egg mixture, stirring until well blended. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pan on wire rack.
Trim off any edges that may have gone over the side of the pan.
If desired, remove brownie from pan. Peel off foil, or serve in pan. Spread frosting over top. Draw holly leaves on frosted brownie and place red candies in proper place to look like holly berries.
FROSTING: In a small bowl, beat margarine. Gradually add powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla, beating until desired consistency.