Rocky road bar brownies (1971)

Rocky Road Bar Brownies (1971)

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Rocky road bar brownies

No matter how good your family brownie recipe is — cake-like, fudgy, chewy, made from scratch or made from mix — it will taste even better with a little Rocky Road frosting on top, and a few extra walnuts inside.

Vintage recipe for Rocky Road Bar Brownies (1971)

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Rocky road bar brownies (1971)

Yield: 16
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 9-inch square pan of brownies
  • 1-ounce square unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup coarsely-chopped walnuts


  1. Prepare brownies from your own recipe or a mix.
  2. Melt chocolate.
  3. Combine with soft butter, powdered sugar and milk; beat smooth.
  4. Spread over top of cooled brownies.
  5. Sprinkle with marshmallows and walnuts.
  6. With small spatula, swirl frosting around marshmallows and walnuts.
  7. Let frosting set before cutting.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 124Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 1g

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