1 (17 5/8 ounce) package brownie mix (whichever brand or type you prefer)
1 (12 ounce) bag miniature chocolate chips (you will not need entire bag)
1 (11 3/4 ounce) jar hot fudge (optional)
1 (16 ounce) container whipped topping
1 (6 ounce) box instant chocolate pudding mix
3 cups milk (for pudding)
Prepare brownie as directed on box and add about a half cup of choc chips. Once brownies are cooked cut them up or spoon about half of them out of pan and into bottom of trifle dish. Then heat up fudge and randomnly spoon fudge over brownies. Use half of jar.
Prepare pudding as normal with a cup of mini choc chips. Then pour half of pudding on top of the brownies.
Then spoon 8oz (half of tub) of whipped topping onto the pudding. Try to spread evenly so the layers are clean looking.
Then REPEAT all three layers and garnish with mini chocolate chips.
Then cover & chill in fridge until time to serve.