Marshmallow Brownies

I thought I was done with brownies, but for some reason they keep knocking at my door – literally.  The other night we were upstairs reading to the girls, when there was a knock at the door.  It was my neighbor and her 2 boys delivering some brownies.  I thought it was so sweet of them to do that, but thought, how could these possible be better than these other brownies that I have made recently?  I have had quite a good run of brownies.

I had no idea…none.  These brownies were fantastic – utterly amazing, and I ate two that night.  The bottom was nice and moist, and that layer of marshmallow – oh my goodness – with the chocolate glaze on top – WOW!!  I had to have the recipe – and I had to make them myself.

My neighbor was nice enough to send me the recipe – and as the last of her brownies were finished my daughter asked when we were going to make more.  I made a batch and brought them to our other neighbors, and they didn’t last long at all – in fact, we each ate a few they were so good.  These brownies will definitely go down as some of the best brownies I have ever had…

This recipe comes from her cousin’s cookbook – seems like a great resource, thanks very much!!



  • 1 C butter, melted
  • 2 C sugar
  • 1/4 C cocoa
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 C flour
  • 3/4 C chopped nuts (if desired)
  • 2 1/2 C mini marshmallows


  • 1/4 C butter, melted
  • 2 TB milk
  • 1/3 C cocoa
  • 1 1/4 C powdered sugar

Mix together melted butter, sugar, coca, eggs, vanilla and salt. Add flour and mix just until combined. Fold in nuts, if desired. Bake in a greased 9×13 pan at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. IMmediately top with marshmallows and bake an additional 2 minutes. Use a knife dipped in water to spread marshmallows evenly. Cool completely.  To make frosting, whisk ingredients together until smooth. Spread frosting over marshmallow layer.

Makes about 24 brownies.

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