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Have brownie mix on hand but want to jazz it up? Use store-bought or homemade brownie mix to make easy, mouthwatering, restaurant-quality desserts. Browse through our carefully curated list of recipes with a brownie mix below.
P.S. Hands-down, our favorite on this list is the Brownie Cookies. We’ve never had a better homemade cookie.
What Kind of Brownie Mix Should I Use for These Recipes?
In the dessert recipes below, you can either use a standard (18 ounce) box of brownie mix from the store. Or, you can make your own using our easy Homemade Brownie Mix recipe, which includes ingredients you’ll find in your pantry. Making your own mix saves money and avoids additives in your dessert.
15+ Recipes to Make With a Brownie Mix
It’s easy and fun to use a brownie mix to create these “over-the-top” desserts.
Double Chocolate Brownies
by Thriving Home
Take a simple brownie mix and turn it into something spectacular by stirring in melted butter and chocolate chips with this decadent recipe. These brownies freeze well too!
Brownie Cookies (Our Fave!)
Hands-down, these are the very best homemade cookies I’ve ever had. Bold claim, I know. They’re super moist, have a fudge-like center, and extremely chocolaty in all the right ways. The outside is sweet and a little crispy from the sugar that the dough is rolled in. Make these ASAP.
Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
These are the perfect union of rich, fudgy chocolate and creamy peanut butter. Each decadent bite is topped off with a sprinkle of roasted peanuts for a delightful crunch. If you like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, this dessert is for you!
These simple buckeye brownies have three layers of goodness, perfect for chocolate and peanut butter lovers!
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies
Our crowd-pleasing recipe features a rich brownie base topped with a layer of cheesecake and then mini chocolate chips and graham cracker crumbs. They take brownies to a whole new level!
Chocolate Brownie Cake
by I Am Baker
Since when does a cake have to be completely homemade for it to be something to brag about? Yes, this cake is made with both a boxed brownie mix and a boxed cake mix, but don’t let that fool you into thinking this cake is anything but decadent.
Death by Chocolate
by Insanely Good
Death by chocolate is a trifle that’s ultra-loaded with chocolate. It has layer upon layer of brownies, whipped cream, pudding, and is topped off with crunchy crushed candy bars.
Brownie Fruit Pizza
by Noble Pig
If you’re looking for a simple and visually appealing dessert to serve at your upcoming celebrations, this fruit pizza with a brownie crust and cream cheese frosting, is one to consider. Think of this rich, pretty and decadent dessert as a much more fun version of a classic fruit tart.
Chocolate Brownie Pie
by Southern Plate
Chocolate brownie pie includes a moist fudgy brownie mix and chocolate chips baked in a flaky pie crust for the ultimate decadent dessert.
Caramel Brownie Cookie Bars
by Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Delicious oatmeal and caramel Brownie Cookie Bars start with a rich, fudgy brownie base topped with chocolate chips, a creamy caramel layer, and an oatmeal cookie crumble to finish them off. These “brookie” bars (brownie + cookie) make for a rich, indulgent, and fun treat.
German Chocolate Brownies
by Grits and Pinecones
This crowd-pleasing brownie recipe uses a boxed mix for a quick, simple dessert that tastes like it took hours to make.
by Sugar & Cloth
Completely customizable. Cut the brownies into half inch squares and put out different toppings for your guests to create their own brownie adventure!
Fudgy Oreo Brownies
by I Heart Naptime
These Oreo brownies are rich and chewy with moist crumbs! This dessert is heavenly. What is there not to like about brownies and Oreos?
Brownie Strawberry Shortcake
by Suburban Simplicity
Even if you’re not an expert baker or cake-decorating master, you can still have a gorgeous dessert at your next gathering! Brownie Strawberry Shortcake is one of the easiest recipes and makes a stunning presentation so that everyone will be amazed by your skills!
Mini Brownie Bites with Rolos
by Chelsea’s Messy Apron
These Mini Brownie Bites With Rolos are a great last-minute dessert to bring to a party or share with a crowd. Last minute because they really don’t take much time to make and it yields a lot of mini brownies–enough for plenty of guests!
by All Things Mamma
These fudgy brownies are made with gooey marshmallows and delicious melted chocolate. Using a brownie mix and pairing it up with graham crackers and chocolate chips is the perfect dessert combination. This just might be our new favorite way to make s’mores!
by I Heart Naptime
These mint brownies start with a brownie base, add a layer of mint buttercream frosting and then are topped with chocolate ganache. Plus, the brownie batter contains chopped mint cookies.
Yes, read our article on how to freeze brownies for all our tips and tricks. The short answer is: Let them cool completely. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and/or foil. If you cut them into individual pieces, then place in a freezer bag and squeeze out excess air.
You can make so many easy and creative desserts by starting with a brownie mix. Some ideas include: brownie mix cookies, cheesecake brownies, brownie muffins, brownie cake, peanut butter brownies, buckeye brownies, brownie cupcakes, and brownie mix dessert bars.
To make the equivalent of an 18-ounce boxed brownie mix, use our Homemade Brownie Mix recipe. We even include a free printable, so you can have multiple bags of the mix in your pantry or you can make several to give away as gifts.
When you choose to make these recipes with brownie mix, not only are you saving yourself time but you’re taking brownies to a whole new level. Enjoy!