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Really Rocky Road Brownies

From Egbert, Ontario, Brenda Wood sends this rich fudgy dessert recipe from a family reunion cookbook that she compiled. Her niece Olivia Fallon contributed the recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups butter
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, optional
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Combine flour and salt; gradually add flour to chocolate mixture Stir in nuts if desired.
  • Pour into two greased and floured 9-in. square baking pans. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs (do not overbake).
  • For topping: sprinkle each pan with 1 cup of marshmallows. Broil until marshmallows are golden brown, about 30-60 seconds. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate for several hours before cutting.
Editor's Note: For easier cutting, refrigerate brownies for several hours.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 135 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 67mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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  • LyndsayPaige
    Sep 26, 2014

    I love these brownies so much! Make sure to keep an eye on the marshmallows when you are broiling them; they get brown fast! Also it's a bit hard to cut these brownies because they are messy, I found using a knife dipped in hot water does the trick.