Chocolate-Cashew Brownies

Chocolate-Cashew Brownies

Enjoy these baked chocolate and cashew brownies – a delicious dessert!

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

2:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

Brownies
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
3/4
cup miniature marshmallows
1/2
cup chopped cashews
Frosting
3
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
3
to 4 tablespoons half-and-half or milk
1/4
teaspoon unsweetened baking cocoa
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, beat 1 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Beat in granulated and brown sugars, 1 teaspoon vanilla and eggs until smooth. On low speed, beat in flour, 3/4 cup cocoa, the salt and baking soda until soft dough forms. Stir in chocolate chips, marshmallows and cashews. Spread mixture in pan.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. In small bowl, mix all frosting ingredients except cocoa, adding enough of the half-and-half until frosting is smooth and spreadable. Frost brownies. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon cocoa and additional cashews if desired. Let stand 30 minutes or until frosting is set. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 2 dozen brownies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Brownie)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.