Chocolate-Cashew Brownies

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

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Brownie
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
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.