Pumpkin Fudge Brookies

Rich, fudgy bars that are perfect for Fall. These Pumpkin Fudge Brookies are so easy to make using some of your favorite Pillsbury products!

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Pumpkin Fudge Brookies: a fudgy brownie layered topped with chocolate chip Pumpkin cookies and fudge frosting!

It’s no secret I love Brookies.

You know…the “brownie cookie” combination?!? I love all the possible flavors you can make with this tasty treat.

And today, I’ve not only made it a whole lot easier, but it’s also perfect for Fall.

Pumpkin Fudge Brookies: a fudgy brownie layered topped with chocolate chip Pumpkin cookies and fudge frosting!

I’ve partnered up with Pillsbury to bring you some great holiday treats this year. While I love cooking from scratch, having a busy home life can hinder those plans sometimes. And who doesn’t have a pantry full of Pillsbury cake mixes and frosting?

Have you seen the new holiday flavors on the shelves? The Pumpkin Cookie Mix? The Caramel Apple Cookie Mix?

Today, you get to try (or I guess, drool) over these fantastic bars.

Pumpkin Fudge Brookies: a fudgy brownie layered topped with chocolate chip Pumpkin cookies and fudge frosting!

I originally named these bars Pumpkin Brookies. But after trying them, and eating nearly the entire batch myself, I think the name “FUDGE” had to be included.

From the fudgy brownie layer, to the rich Fudge frosting….these will leave your sweet tooth satisfied!

And oh my gosh they are so thick too! Mine took about 40-45 minutes to bake, and they still had a little soft gooey layer in the brownie. Once you stick them in the refrigerator, this layer will harden and be like a fudge consistency. I’m telling you, make these today!! Seriously. Head to the grocery store, get what you need and make them today.

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Pumpkin Fudge Brookies: a fudgy brownie layered topped with chocolate chip Pumpkin cookies and fudge frosting!

Yield: 16 bars

Pumpkin Fudge Brookies

Prep Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

For the brownie layer:

  • 1 box (18.4 oz) Pillsbury Chocolate Fudge brownie mix
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

For the cookie layer:

  • 1 box (17.5 oz) Pillsbury Perfectly Pumpkin Premium cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

For the frosting:

  • 1 can (16oz) Pillsbury Creamy Supreme Chocolate Fudge frosting sprinkles, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Line a 9inch square baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. For the brownie layer, combine brownie mix, oil, water and eggs in a large bowl. Mix about 50 strokes by hand. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour brownie batter into bottom of baking dish.
  4. For the cookie layer, combine cookie mix with melted butter and egg. Mix until fully blended.
  5. Fold in chocolate chips. Drop by tablespoon over brownie layer until completely covered.
  6. Bake in oven on middle rack for 40-45 minutes. It's okay if middle is not quite set. Cool on counter for 20 minutes and refrigerate for 4 hours, or overnight.
  7. When ready to serve, frost with Pillsbury fudge frosting and sprinkles. Cut and enjoy!

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Rich, fudgy bars that are perfect for Fall. These Pumpkin Fudge Brookies are so easy to make using some of your favorite Pillsbury products!

Aimee

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Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

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Posted on November 2, 2014

Comments & Reviews

  1. my favorite dessert is the one I made most recently. So today it’s the vanilla bean bundt cake I made last night. Tomorrow it will be brownies I will make tonight. 🙂

  2. Aimee these look incredible!! I love pumpkin and chocolate together, and I would go to town on these!

  3. During the fall, I CRAVE warm apple pie with french vanilla ice cream. It has to be homemade pie though, the best!

  4. Picking a favorite dessert would be like choosing a favorite child if I had 100 of them, but anything chocolate is in my list of top ten favorites, along with cheesecake and creme brulee.

  5. Pumpkin and fudge is a fantastic combination! I love how simple these brookies are. It’s a win for me!

  6. Anything with chocolate, I am a sucker for a really good chocolate chip cookie. Simple but makes me happy!

  7. Cheesecake is my favorite dessert, but brookies are definitely in the top 5! Love the fall flavors-pinned!

  8. Um, instead of talking about my favorite dessert (why don’t I just pick a favorite child, it’d be easier), I just want to send some love out for these brookies. I love your brookies, Aimee. My all-time fave was your spooky brookies last Halloween. I made them again this year!

    1. Awww thanks Mir!! We had them again this Halloween too! So easy and good. And I had to laugh about the “pick your favorite child” comment 🙂

  9. Every time I walk down the baking aisle in the grocery store, I want to buy ALL THE MIXES and play with them and make them into amazing desserts like your brookies. But then I don’t buy them. Next time, I’m gonna cave. These look too good to pass up trying!

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