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Waddle waddle, wiggle wiggle, hop on board and make these delicious and adorable penguin brownies.  You have a homemade brownie that is cut out to look like a penguin. This penguin treat will put a smile on your child’s face and make them feel extra special this holiday season. These penguin shaped brownies are great any time of year, Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Birthday parties, etc.

penguin browniesKid’s love foods that look fun and these penguin dessert treats are just that. I made these a while back and my little guy loved it. He is a HUGE animal lover, I mean we did have a “badger” themed 3rd birthday party for him. I think he is debating skunks or dinosaurs for his next party. Momma is kind of rooting for dinosaurs, ha!

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Now, if you are not a fan of baking, maybe reach for a family size boxed brownie mix. You will get the same outcome and able to cut down on baking. I don’t mind making homemade brownies. I find the recipe is easy to do, but at times I might reach for boxed if I am short on time.

You could even let your kiddos toss on an apron, and let them help mix up, and decorate these adorable penguin treats. I let my little guy help decorate and he just loves it. He even sneaks a few toppings and giggles. It is a great way to help make lasting memories. I have always loved spending time in the kitchen and want him to enjoy it as he grows.

Who Cooking With Kids Is Important

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Knowing how to get around in the kitchen is a must-have life skill for later in life. Plus spending time learning how to cook with your kids is a great way to help teach them how to follow directions, basic math skills, and so much more. Clay is just 3 and I feel it is important to allow him to help when he wants.

Clay loves to help stir the batter (spilling some here and there) dumping ingredients in, and just helping me bake or cook dinner. Give them age-appropriate skills to help them feel a part of the process and learn as they go. Even if you have a boy or a girl, they still should have basic kitchen skills for when they leave home later in life.

How to Make Penguin Brownies

homemade penguin browniesIngredients For Penguin Brownies 

3/4 C. vegetable oil
1 1/2 C. sugar
3 eggs
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 C. all-purpose flour

12 oz package of Wilton bright white candy melts

Orange M&M’s
Mini orange M&M’s
Chocolate frosting, any brand

Directions For Penguin Brownies 

how to make penguin treats

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×9 baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. Next combine your vegetable oil, vanilla, and sugar together. Then one at a time whisk in your eggs.
  3. Fold in your flour, cocoa powder, and the baking powder.
  4. Bake for around 25-30 minutes or until you stick a toothpick in and it comes out clean.
  5. Allow to fully cool.
  6. Remove brownies from pan carefully, and then use your cookie cutter to cut the brownies.
  7. Sit the brownie rounds on a parchment lined baking dish.
  8. Frost the tops of each brownie, and then add 2 eyes, a mini M&M for the nose, and then a white candy melt for the belly. Then take two regular size M&M’s for the bottom edge to mimic the penguin’s feet.
penguin brownies

Easy Penguin Brownies

Yield: 12 people
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Waddle waddle here comes some adorable easy penguin brownie recipe. These penguin brownies are so tasty, and kids go crazy for them. 

Ingredients

  • 3/4 C. vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 C. sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 C. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 12 oz package of Wilton bright white candy melts
  • Large candy eyes
  • Orange M&M's
  • Mini orange M&M's
  • Chocolate frosting, any brand
  • 3 " round cookie cutter

Instructions

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9x9 baking dish with parchment paper. 
  2.  
  3. Next combine your vegetable oil, vanilla, and sugar together. Then one at a time whisk in your eggs. 
  4.  
  5. Fold in your flour, cocoa powder, and the baking powder.
  6.  
  7. Bake for around 25-30 minutes or until you stick a toothpick in and it comes out clean.
  8.  
  9. Allow to fully cool. Remove brownies from pan carefully, and then use your cookie cutter to cut the brownies.
  10.  
  11. Sit the brownie rounds on a parchment lined baking dish.
  12.  
  13. Frost the tops of each brownie, and then add 2 eyes, a mini M&M for the nose, and then a white candy melt for the belly. Then take two regular size M&M's for the bottom edge to mimic the penguin's feet.  

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