I had grandiose visions of paisley and swirls...
My reality was squiggles and dots:@)
As a point of reference, I only used less than half of the mixture as written below.
Also added some red, white and blue sprinkles. Every festive occasion calls for some sprinkles...
Cream Cheese Mixture for Decorating Brownies
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1 C powdered sugar
enough food coloring gel to make the color you desire
~Mix well, add to piping bag and decorate the top of the brownie batter. Decorate before you bake the brownies per the package directions.