Chocolaty Rocky Road Brownies Recipe

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped salted peanuts
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 (1 ounce) square unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  1. In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, vanilla and chocolate mixture. Add flour; mix well. Stir in peanuts.
  2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a saucepan, combine the butter, cream cheese, chocolate and milk. Cook over medium heat until melted, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from the heat; stir in confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Transfer to a large mixing bowl; beat until smooth. Stir in marshmallows and peanuts. Immediately spread over brownies. Store in the refrigerator.