Mississippi Mud Brownies

rresistible Mississippi Mud Brownies include an easy homemade brownie recipe topped with warm gooey marshmallows and chocolate frosting.

Mississippi Mud Brownies are a delicious dessert treat that combines the flavors of chocolate, marshmallows, and nuts. They are typically made as a layered dessert and are a popular choice for potlucks, parties, and gatherings. Here’s a basic recipe for making Mississippi Mud Brownies:


For the Brownie Layer:

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
For the Marshmallow Layer:

3 cups mini marshmallows
For the Chocolate Frosting:

1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup milk
3 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For Topping:

1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts (such as pecans or walnuts), toasted

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.

In a medium saucepan, melt the 1 cup of butter over low heat. Once melted, remove from heat and stir in the granulated sugar and 1/2 cup of cocoa powder until well combined.

Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated. Stir in the vanilla extract.

Gradually add the flour and salt, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.

Pour the brownie batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs. Do not overbake.

Remove the brownies from the oven and immediately sprinkle the mini marshmallows evenly over the top of the hot brownies.

Return the pan to the oven and broil for about 1-2 minutes, or until the marshmallows are toasted and golden brown. Keep a close eye on them to prevent burning.

Remove the pan from the oven and allow it to cool while you prepare the frosting.

For the chocolate frosting, in a medium saucepan, melt 1/2 cup of butter. Stir in 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and 1/4 cup of milk. Bring the mixture to a gentle boil.

Remove the saucepan from the heat and gradually whisk in the powdered sugar and vanilla extract until smooth and well combined.

Pour the chocolate frosting over the marshmallow layer and spread it evenly using a spatula.

Sprinkle the chopped nuts over the frosting.

Allow the brownies to cool completely before cutting into squares and serving.

These Mississippi Mud Brownies are rich, gooey, and indulgent. They’re sure to be a hit at any event where you serve them!