1 (1 lb. 5.5 oz.) pkg. fudge brownie mix
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup oil
1 cup coconut
2 drops yellow food color
1 can vanilla frosting
2 sheets red fruit leather, cut into 1-inch rounds
1/4 cup chopped black licorice
2 tbsp. chopped pecans
4 green, ring-shaped gummi candies, quartered
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 12-inch pizza pan. In large bowl, combine brownie mix, water, oil, and egg; beat 50 strokes by hand. Spread in greased pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-34 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool completely.
Place 1/2 cup of the coconut and 2 drops of yellow food color in heavy resealable plastic bag. Seal bag; shake until coconut is uniformly colored. Spread frosting over cooled brownie; sprinkle with yellow coconut and remaining 1/2 cup coconut. Arrange fruit leather, licorice, pecans, and gummi candies over coconut. Cut into wedges and serve.
Makes: 16 servings.
**From the 1996 Pillsbury recipe cards.