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Rocky Road Brownies

A fierce craving for chocolate turned into a sinful, gooey, off-the-charts mess of a brownie. A brownie so ridiculously good you won’t be able to shake the urge to sneak another square from the pan.

Rocky Road Brownies

One of my very favorite ice cream flavors is rocky road. Hello–what’s not to love about chocolate, marshmallows, and toasted almonds? I’ve been thinking about the flavor combination a lot lately. Being the dedicated baker I am, I’ve been experimenting with the classic flavor combination in the kitchen for the past few weeks and came up with this recipe for rocky road brownies.

Rocky Road Brownies

Originally, I wanted to make rocky road cookies, but, for some unknown reason, marshmallows and cookies clash. The integrity of the cookie doesn’t hold up to the melting of the marshmallow. No matter what I did, the cookie turned into a gooey, sticky mess. So, I moved on to bigger and better things: rocky road brownies.

Rocky Road Brownies

Honestly, I think brownies do the rocky road combo far more justice than a cookie. I used my go-to brownie recipe and loaded the batter with toasted almonds and lots of semi-sweet chocolate chips. Just before the brownies finish baking, I top them a generous helping of mini marshmallows and more toasted almonds and continue to bake the brownies until the marshmallows turn golden and gooey.

Rocky Road Brownies

My rule is to usually wait for the brownies to cool completely before cutting them into perfect squares, but for these brownies, I let my hair down and threw the rule book out of the window.

I highly recommend eating these brownies warm. Not straight-out-of-the-pan hot, but definitely while the marshmallows are still oozing and gooey. If you can’t get to the brownies while they’re still warm, no worries. You can always reheat them in your microwave right before you’re ready to stuff them into your face.

Rocky Road Brownies

These brownies are insanely tasty. They’re extremely chocolate-y, super moist, and dripping with toasted marshmallows. Your stomach will love you forever…and so will your friends and family.

Rocky Road Brownies

Head over to Food Fanatic to grab this Rocky Road Brownies recipe.

8 Responses to “Rocky Road Brownies”

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    Matea — April 20, 2015 at 5:32 am

    Whoah!! Rocky road is one of my favorite ice creams, too! So glad you mashed it up with brownies :) 

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    Ashley — April 20, 2015 at 7:16 pm

    Oh man, I haven’t had rocky road ice cream in forever!! haha But first brownies – these look awesomeee. So gooey!

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    Kayle (The Cooking Actress) — April 20, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    ohhh yes-rocky road is def. an epic flavor and in brownie form is like the ultimate!

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    Laura Dembowski — April 21, 2015 at 7:44 am

    When it comes to baking, I’ve learned most things are better warm and life’s too short not to sample :) These look fab!

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    Carla — April 21, 2015 at 7:47 am

    Anything that involves chocolate, toasted marshmallows, and nuts is a winner in my book. Pass me a pan :D

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    Allie | BakingAMoment — April 21, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    Rocky Road is one of my favorite flavors ever!  These brownies look absolutely sinful!  

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    Julia — April 21, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    Rocky road ice cream with these rocky road brownies mashed in sounds like the dreamiest dessert I could ever imagine! I love these nuggets of pure bliss and want to covet every last one of them to myself!

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    shannon — April 23, 2015 at 10:02 am

    um, yes. HELL yes. 

    these look so summer campy! i’m dying to make these and like, sit by the pool and watch the other kids get really jealous. i mean, other adults. whatever. 

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