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Read-to-Me Brownies

Cozy up with your little one, a good book and these scrumptious brownies. A perfect mid-week dessert, they whip up in a snap - and dirty only one bowl

March 13th, 2008

Recipe by LeeAnne Wright

"I liked this recipe. We normally have these ingredients on hand. It was very easy to make and clean up." Deborah Pearson, mom of David, 18, Regina, Sask.
Makes 16 brownies
Prep Time
Prep 10 min
On the table 40 min
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease a 9-inch square pan.

  2. In a bowl, combine melted butter, cocoa powder, eggs and sugar. Beat well. Stir in flour.

  3. Pour batter into pan and bake 35 minutes or until barely firm to the touch and edges of brownies have pulled away from sides of pan slightly.

  4. Top brownies with a single layer of marshmallows and broil for about 2 minutes until light golden brown. Watch carefully.

  5. Let cool in pan before slicing into 2-inch squares.

Nutrients Per Serving

Per brownie: 272 calories, 13 g fat, 35 mg calcium, 28 mg sodium, 40 g carbs, 1 g fibre, 3 g protein.

Read-to-Me Brownies
Photography by Edward Pond