Cynthia's Rocky Road brownies


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Serves 16 | Prep Time 30 | Cook Time 40

Why I Love This Recipe

My cousin Cynthia makes these decadent brownies that are so crazy rich. I think they are the first dessert that I could only eat half of! I didn't change much in keeping with the title of the richest dessert I have ever had, but cut back on some of the sweetness


Ingredients You'll Need

1 c butter
2 c sugar
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
pinch salt
4 eggs, beaten
1 t vanilla
1 1/2 c flour
2 c pecans, chopped
Frosting
1/2 c butter, melted
1/3 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 lb powdered sugar
1/2 c milk
4 c mini marshmallows


Directions

Grease and flour 9x12 baking pan


Melt 1 c butter, remove from heat


Stir together sugar, cocoa powder and salt


Add sugar mixture to melted butter


Stir in eggs and vanilla


Add flour and pecans, stirring until completely combined


Spread into baking pan


Cook at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean


Sprinkle marshmallows over hot cake


Let cake stand for 10 to 15 minutes, then spread frosting over


When cool, cut into squares


Frosting


In medium saucepan, melt ½ C butter over low heat


Stir in cocoa, then powdered sugar


Add milk and stir until smooth


Continue to add powdered sugar until frosting is thick enough to spread


Questions, Comments & Reviews


They sound so good, I might try them, next month. I once knew a Cindy who my mother called Cynthia.


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