Rocky Road Brownies

This has been one heck of a week! Over the long weekend, we decided to re-vamp our bedroom and go with a coastal theme. What a difference a couple gallons of fresh paint and a trip to Home Goods can be! I absolutely love the new look. It’s so bright and cheery!

Over the weekend, I rediscovered my love for Rocky Road ice cream. I don’t know how we ever grew apart but I am not letting that relationship go ever again. Every girl needs her ice cream!

I enjoyed every bit of my weekend ice cream binge, but the rocky road infatuation didn’t stop there! I knew I had to bake something and incorporate the rocky road texture and flavors. I hadn’t made brownies in quite a while and Bunbun has a serious love of chocolate. Then again, what girl doesn’t love chocolate?

I whipped up a batch of brownies, added some chocolate chips to the batter along with some crushed pecans and put them in the oven. I added marshmallows and additional chocolate chips toward the end, baked for a few more minutes and let them cool. I added some more marshmallows, crushed walnuts on top and served each piece with a scoop of ice cream on the side.

The end result: delicious!

Rocky Road Brownies

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes, brownie mix (milk chocolate)
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup marshmallows


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and line a 13″x9″ metal pan with parchment paper.
  2. Mix brownie batter with water, oil and eggs.
  3. Fold chocolate chips and pecans into batter.
  4. Pour batter in pan and bake for about 35-40 mins.
  5. Remove brownies from oven and top with a handful of marshmallows and chocolate chips.
  6. Return to oven for about 3-5 minutes or until marshmallows begin to puff up.
  7. Remove brownies from oven and let cool completely.
  8. Once cool, remove brownies from pan and cut edges off, if desired.
  9. Top with additional marshmallows, chocolate chips and walnuts.
  10. Garnish with vanilla ice cream (optional).
  11. Enjoy!

As much as I love ice cream, I definitely prefer these with a nice tall glass of milk. I hope you enjoy making these as much as you’ll enjoy eating them!

How will you serve your Rocky Road brownies?

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