Celebrate The Holidays with Paul’s Favourite Festive Brownie Miniatures

I love being able to help my mom with the Holiday Baking. It is a family tradition that we enjoy every Christmas season as we get ready for the holidays together.

We bake all sorts of yummy things like:

  • Gingerbread Cookies
  • Shortbread Cookies
  • Holiday Sugar Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Bars
  • Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Chocolate Brownie Hugs
  • Butter Tarts
  • and Nanaimo Bars

This year, I’d like to share one of my favourite festive baking recipes with you for you to enjoy with your friends and family – festive brownie miniatures!


Brownie Miniatures

Paul's Favourite Brownie Miniatures

Ingredients (Makes 18 – 24)

  • 1/3 Cup Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 3 oz 
Semisweet Chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1/3 Cup All-purpose Flour
  • Chocolate Rosebuds (1 per brownie)
  • Small paper baking cups


We used candy cane chocolate kisses instead of rosebuds to top our brownies this year. Feel free to get creative and use your own special topping!

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STEP 1: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

STEP 2: In a saucepan, melt the sugar, butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring until the chocolate is melted.

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STEP 3: Remove from heat and let cool for 1 minute.

STEP 4: Blend in vanilla and a lightly beaten egg.

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STEP 5: Gently fold in flour until blended. Do not over mix.

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STEP 6: Spread out small paper baking cups on a cookie sheet.

STEP 7: Spoon a tablespoon of the mixture into each paper cup.

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STEP 8: Bake at 350 degrees F in oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until set.

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STEP 9: Remove from the oven.

STEP 10: Place 1 chocolate rosebud (or your topping of choice) on top of each brownie.

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STEP 11: Let cool.

STEP 12: Enjoy!

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Happy Holidays!

Paul Sawka