rocky road brownies

Rocky Road Brownies

Rocky road brownies recipe filled with freshly chopped walnuts, marshmallows, and semi sweet chocolate chips. Homemade rocky road is such an unbelievably delicious treat!

Course brownies, Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 177 kcal



  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp whole milk (or 2%)
  • 6 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sifted all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp crisco shortening


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a 9x9 inch pan.

  2. Over medium heat, melt butter in saucepan.  Stir in sugar and milk.  Bring to a boil, then remove from heat.

  3. Add in the chocolate chips and vanilla.  Stir, until smooth.  Beat in eggs, one at a time with a whisk or handheld mixer.

  4. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt and add to mixture.  Stir in walnuts and mix until well blended.

  5. Pour mixture into prepared pan.  Bake for 22-25 minutes, until toothpick comes out of center of brownies almost clean.  Immediately cover the top of brownies with mini marshmallows, and press down slightly.  Cool brownies in pan for about an hour.

Milk Chocolate Topping

  1. In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and shortening over hot water (not boiling).  Stir until smooth.  Pour chocolate over top of brownies an spread to cover with spatula.  You can sprinkle top with walnuts, if you'd like.

  2. Chill in refrigerator for about two hours, covered with plastic wrap.

  3. Serve and Enjoy!!