the gingered whisk

Cosmic Brownies Recipe

These copycat Cosmic Brownies are rich, fudgey, and chewy! Topped with a chocolate fudge frosting and plenty of rainbow candies. A perfect lunchbox treat, these homemade childhood favorites will be a hit with everyone.

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Main Ingredient

Brownies ▢ ½ cup melted butter ▢ 1 cup granulated white sugar ▢ ¾ cup cocoa powder ▢ 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ▢ 2 eggs, lightly beaten ▢ 1 Tablespoon light corn syrup ▢ 2 Tablespoons milk ▢ ¾ cup all purpose flour ▢ ¼ teaspoon salt Frosting ▢ ½ cup heavy cream ▢ ½ cup milk chocolate chips ▢ 1- 4 ounce bar semi-sweet chocolate ▢ ½ cup rainbow crunch sprinkles


Copycat Cosmic  Brownies Recipe


12 Servings

Prep Time

10 minutes

Total Time

3 hours  30 minutes



1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare an 8x8 baking pan by spraying with non-stick spray and lining with parchment paper.


2. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to blend the butter, sugar, cocoa, vanilla, eggs, corn syrup and milk until smooth.


3. Gently fold in the flour and salt until fully combined.


4. Pour batter into the prepared baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


5. Meanwhile, prepare the frosting by warming the heavy cream in a small saucepan until extremely warm, but not boiling.

Make the Frosting:

6. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate until melted and smooth.


7. Pour over prepared brownies.


8. Top evenly with the sprinkles.


9. Cool on the counter for 3 hours.



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