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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Mississippi Mud Brownies

Fluffy marshmallows, chopped pecans and chocolate frosting—who knew mud could be so delicious? Try these brownies today.

Southern Living APRIL 2011

  • Yield: Makes 4 dozen
  • Hands-on:15 Minutes
  • Total:1 Hour, 56 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 (4-oz.) unsweetened chocolate baking bar, chopped
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant.

2. Microwave chocolate and butter in a large microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30-second intervals. Whisk in sugar and eggs until well blended. Stir in flour. Spread batter into a greased 13- x 9-inch pan.

3. Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out with a few moist crumbs. Sprinkle warm brownies with toasted pecans and marshmallows.

4. Prepare Chocolate Frosting. Pour over pecans and marshmallows; spread to edges. Let cool 1 hour on a wire rack. Cut into squares.

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