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4th of July M&M Brownies

These festive M&M Brownies are the perfect treat to celebrate the 4th of July! Made with boxed brownie mix, then topped with mini M&Ms. Everyone will love this chocolatey treat!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 4th of July Brownies, M&M Brownies
Servings: 24 brownies



  • 1 18 oz. box milk chocolate brownie mix use your favorite brand
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup Red, White, and Blue mix mini M&Ms


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and spray a 13x9 inch pan or line with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl mix the brownie mix, oil, water, and eggs according to the package instructions.
  • Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking dish.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, then remove and sprinkle the M&Ms on top and place the brownies back in the oven for 13-15 more minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let the brownies cool and cut into squares, serve, and enjoy!


Recipe Notes: 
  • Leftovers: Store leftovers in an airtight container or wrap with plastic wrap at room temperature for 4-5 days. 
  • To Freeze: Place cooled brownies in an airtight container or heavy-duty ziplock bag. You can also freeze the whole pan of brownies if you prefer. Freeze for up to 3 months. To thaw, let the brownies sit out on the counter for a few hours.
  • Cut the brownies out with a star cookie cutter to make these even more festive!
  • Place parchment paper on the bottom of your baking dish for easy cleanup and the brownies will lift right up. 
  • Use a plastic knife to cut the brownies for a clean cut. You will be amazed at how perfect the brownies will look.