Brownie Footballs

Brownie Footballs

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Brownie Footballs

Brownie Footballs

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings 12


  • 2 boxes (20 ounces each) Ghiradelli Fudge Brownies
  • 2/3 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup Heavy cream
  • 1 tube White decorating icing
  • Football shaped cookie cutter


  • Preheat oven to 325°F degrees.
  • Line 9 x 13 inch pan with foil, letting foil hang 2 inches over sides of pan.
  • Spray foil with cooking spray.
  • In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, oil, water and eggs until well blended.
  • Spread in pan.
  • Bake 40 to 55 minutes, checking with a toothpick until it comes out almost clean.
  • Cool completely.
  • Lift brownies from pan.
  • Use a cookie cutter to cut brownies into football shapes.
  • Heat cream in a sauce pan but do not boil.
  • Add chocolate chips.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Spread glaze over brownies.
  • Let set a bit and then use white decorating tube of frosting to pipe laces on the football.


Shortcut. No time to bake? No worries! Just pick up brownies from the bakery. Use a cookie cutter to cut into football shapes. Pipe on the laces with a tube of white frosting.


Calories: 758kcal | Carbohydrates: 90g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 273IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 4mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. If you don’t have a football cookie cutter, you can easily make one! Find a small can of something (I use a can of mushrooms or mandarin oranges). Use your can opener to cut both the top (empty the contents) & bottom from the can and squeeze it to a football shape. It works great!

    1. Amy Hanten says:

      Hi Mary. Thanks for sharing! Thanks a great idea! Love it! -Amy

  2. Eggs aren’t listed in the Ingredients, but they are in the Directions. So how many if any?

  3. Fantastic recipe!! Saw this on TV friday morning and couldnt wait to make them for today!