Put your leftover Valentine’s Day candy to work with this brownie recipe

By Rebekah Stefl

Now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, we all have one important question: What do we do with all this extra candy? One option is to use your gifted treats to make your own new dessert! Check out our recipe for Kitchen Sink Brownies to learn how to put your leftover V-Day goodies to use.

Get creative with your leftover Valentine’s Day candy and use them as toppings for homemade brownies.

Kitchen Sink Brownies

Ingredients (Brownies)

  • 1 box of brownie mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tbsp. water

Ingredients (Topping)

  • 6 oz. of your preferred chocolate for melting
  • 3 tsp. butter
  • Your preferred toppings (chocolate chips, chopped up candy bars, caramel bits, pretzels, potato chips, etc.)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In large bowl, mix brownie mix, eggs, butter and water to form batter. Pour into greased 8×8 nonstick baking tray. Bake 50-55 minutes or as directed on box – allow to cool completely.
  3. Add chocolate and butter to a microwave safe bowl and heat until melted. Pour chocolate mixture over cooled brownies and spread to coat. Add toppings of your choice and allow to cool until chocolate has set.
  4. Slice and enjoy!
Rebekah Stefl is a Volunteer Support Coordinator for Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania. Reach her by email at rstefl@gshpa.org.

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