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Family Tree Fudgy Brownies


  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 5 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting or 2 cups vanilla frosting of your choice
  • Liquid or paste food coloring, optional


  • 1. In a large saucepan, heat chocolate and butter until melted; remove from the heat. Combine sugar, flour and salt; stir into chocolate mixture. Add eggs and pecans. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Sprinkle with marshmallows; return to oven for 2-3 minutes or until marshmallows are melted. Spread with a knife; cool.
  • 3. In saucepan, heat chocolate, butter and milk, until chocolate and butter are melted. Remove from the heat; stir in confectioners' sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  • 4. Frost brownies. Refrigerate overnight. Cut into bars. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag. Tint vanilla frosting with food coloring if desired; place in the bag. Pipe names on brownies.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 450 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (55g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


Average Rating: 5
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