Spooky Eyed Halloween Brownies

Spooky Eyed Halloween Brownies | Dairy free Halloween desserts, dairy free brownies | @simplywhisked

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With just a few sprinkles and some googly eyes, simple olive oil brownies are transformed into spooky, dairy free Halloween brownies that every kid can enjoy!


  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2/3 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips*
  • Halloween colored sprinkles
  • Candy googly eyes
  • Piping gel, preferably a darker color


  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F and line a 9×13 baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Whisk 1/3 cup olive oil and boiling water into cocoa powder mixture until smooth.
  4. Add sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and remaining 1/3 cup olive oil. Whisk until smooth.
  5. Slowly whisk in flour until smooth.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips with a rubber spatula.
  7. Pour batter into pan and top with sprinkles. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool in pan for 30 minutes before decorating with googly eyes. Use piping gel to secure and let gel dry completely before slicing brownies.