Sunday, October 14, 2007

Rainbow Rocky Road Brownies

For some odd reason, I've been craving brownies lately. For whatever reason, I do not know. I'm not really a big fan of brownies so I don't really understand why I've been craving them so much. Maybe I haven't been getting enough chocolate? Whatever the reason, I knew I wanted to have a good brownie.

I came across a recipe awhile back that was called 'Rocky Road Brownies'. I lost the recipe, so I tried my best to interpret it. I didn't have enough peanuts, so what I did was chopped up some walnuts. I love walnuts. They're my favorite nut. In my opinion, I thought the brownies came out lovely. My mother thought so as well.

She suggested that I use almonds next time. She's a huge almond fan, so I think that was just her. Any nut would have been good with this recipe really. I liked the walnuts. Next time, I think thats all I'll use. I won't use any peanuts.

I wanted to make it look pretty and I had a bunch of Hersheys Kissables in the pantry. My cousin got a basket full for free awhile back and he kindly gave me some. I've never eaten them, and they're colorful, so, I put them on top of the brownies. Made them look pretty and colorful.


3/4 cup flour
2/3 cup cocoa
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
4 eggs, beaten
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
2/3 cup peanuts
1 cup hersheys kissables chocolate candies

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 13x9 in baking pan.

2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Add sugar and cocoa; stir to blend. Remove from heat. Stir in eggs and vanilla. In a bowl, stir together flour, salt and baking soda; stir into chocolate mixture. Spread in baking pan.

3. Bake for about 25 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle marshmallows and peanuts over brownies. Place back in the oven for an additional 5 minutes; Until the marshmallows are puffed and start to brown ever so slightly. Remove from the oven.

4. Sprinkle candy over marshmallows and lightly press down. Cool completely in pan and use a wet knife to cut the bars.


Anonymous said...

Those look soooooooo goood!!

I love the idea of putting the colourful Kisses on top.


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