Mom’s Famous Chocolate Marshmallow Brownies

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!
We love you!
I know that we have already shared this recipe on our blog, but they are so good, they deserve a second post. Besides, I think that when we first posted them, our blog was just starting out and probably our only reader was our mom. :)
I had to put “Famous” in the title because our mom is seriously famous for these amazing brownies! When we were growing up, our mom would make these brownies all the time, but it was always for someone’s birthday or for a sick neighbor or for a friend . . . never for us! When mom did make a pan just for our family, it was always a special treat. And we could eat the whole pan in a matter of hours.
I now make these brownies quite a bit because they are easy and it makes a TON so they are perfect to share with neighbors or take to a potluck party!
Or, eat the whole pan if you feel like it. I won’t judge you. :)
Mom’s Famous Chocolate Marshmallow Brownies
1 cup margarine (2 sticks)
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
4 eggs
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
1 (10 oz) package of miniature marshmallows
Soften margarine and blend in sugar and cocoa.  Beat together and add 4 eggs, one at a time, mixing after each one.  Add flour, salt and vanilla and mix well.

Spread on large (10x15x1 inch) greased cookie sheet.  Bake 22-25 minutes at 350.  Remove from oven and cover entire top with 1 package of miniature marshmallows.  Return to oven for 3 minutes, until marshmallows are soft and puffy.  Cool and frost with chocolate frosting.Mom’s Chocolate Frosting:

1 stick margarine (1/2 cup), softened
1/4 cup milk
1-2 tsp vanilla (depending on your taste)
3 tablespoons of cocoa
2-3 cups of powdered sugar

Mix all ingredients with a hand mixer until smooth.  Add more powdered sugar or milk until you reach desired consistency and spread on top of bars.

You can also watch the video on how to make these delicious brownies below:


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22 Comments

  1. says

    will it taste different if I use butter instead of margarine? I just don’t wanna buy a whole box of stuff I don’t use..I’ll still have a whole stick left after all is said and done ~ Hmmmm…gonna try it with butter and see how it tastes

  2. Anjie Cason says

    These are amazing! Thank you for the recipe. I am making them now for the second time to take to a harvest party at a friend’s house. My house smells wonderful. These have quickly become a family favorite. Anjie

  3. Karen Ricketts says

    These are seriously delicious! The base is perfect, the marshmellows the perfect center, delicious icing – what’s not to love! I’m so excited to have found your site – what great recipes you have! Thanks so much for sharing them.

  4. Mary Jane says

    Just made these on our second crazy snow day, your mother should have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for this recipe! THE Y ARE AMAZING! I didn’t have any mini marshmallows in the pantry so I cut the legones Iin half with kitchen shears that were greased with shortening. Extra work but they were so worth it. Need to take half the pan to my neighbour to remove temptation (under the guise of sharing) lol

  5. Richelle says

    I have made these brownies multiple times for parties and there are never any left. They are amazing. I use the colored mini marshmallows and drizzle the chocolate frosting (made a little thinner) just to give it a more colorful/fun look for the kids. Absolutely the best brownie ever! Thank you!

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