Melted butter makes these brownies chewy and soft, and a simple frosting decoration adds a little flair for Halloween.

Spider Web Brownies | Go Bold With Butter

Spider Web Brownies

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 24 servings

Spider Web Brownies


  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 9x13 inch pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  2. In medium sauce pan, melt butter. Once completely melted, remove from heat and stir in cocoa powder; set aside.
  3. In large bowl, cream together eggs, sugar and vegetable oil until light and foamy. Add chocolate mixture and vanilla and stir until smooth.
  4. In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until combined. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before cutting into squares.
  6. For the decorative icing, fill a small re-sealable bag with melted white chocolate. Cut off one corner and pipe chocolate onto brownies in shape of spider webs. Serve immediately, or store in a single layer in an airtight container.

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  1. Matthew said:

    I am making the delicious looking brownies for my son so he will be the ultimate judge tonight lol.

  2. Almeda said:

    Going to give them a try, my son will be the judge.

  3. Dawn said:

    Going to make them tonight for a a birthday tomorrow.