Quick to make Ganache Brownie

Do you need a quick sweet to take but you want it semi home-made?  Buy mini bite size brownies and top with home-made chocolate ganache.  Place the brownies in a cute little candy cup and pipe away with the ganache.  Tip # 1 M makes a lovely frosting swirl on top of the brownies.  Serve them on a platter or pack in a tin, either way these little treats will make you SHINE!

Quick Mini Ganache Brownies

Quick to make Ganache Brownie
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Christmas Candy Boxes

These treat boxes were found on Amazon.  They are a nice size to hold your treats and I love the Merry Christmas on the sides.


Quick Mini Ganache Brownies

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  • Author: Liz Bushong
  • Prep Time: 25 mintues
  • Cook Time: Mixing 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40-60 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert- Christmas
  • Method: Decorating-Garnish
  • Cuisine: American



24 purchased brownies, bite size  or mini *

Chocolate Ganache Recipe

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

11/2 cups mini semi sweet chocolate chips

Piping Tip # 1 M or your favorite star tip

Piping bag


  1. Place individual brownies in small candy cups or decorative paper cupcake liners.
  2. Make ganache frosting.  In small glass bowl, heat heavy cream in microwave for 3-5 minutes or until it is very warm.
  3. Remove from microwave, add chocolate chips, stir until thickened for frosting.
  4. Chill 3-5 minutes to help with thickening process if necessary.
  5. Place in mixing bowl with beater attachment, beat on high speed until ganache whips to frosting state.  If you need to add confectioners sugar, add a tablespoon at a time, but usually you will not need it.
  6. Place frosting in disposable piping bag with tip # `1 M.
  7. Pipe tops of brownies in a swirl motion.
  8. Store in covered container until serving or pack in a tin for gift giving.


  1. Brownies are best served the day you pipe them.  I
  2. f you want to make them ahead place brownies in freezer after purchase.  Right before serving, thaw and pipe with ganache frosting.
  3. Do not freeze with frosting.

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