Broadway Brownie Bars


Broadway Brownie Bars

Broadway Brownie Bars

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


I named these dessert bars for BROADWAY because they’re a hit every time I serve them.  I especially like to make these for the holidays, or for hostess gifts.  They’re always sure to please any sweet tooth!

         Anne Frederick                                                                  New Hartford, New York


Broadway Brownie Bars Recipe

Broadway Brownie Bars

Filling:    6 oz. cream cheese, softened

½ cup sugar

¼ cup butter, softened

2 Tbsp. unbleached flour

1 egg, lightly beaten

½ tsp. vanilla

Brownie:    ½ cup butter, cubed

1 oz. unsweetened chocolate

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup sugar

1 cup unbleached flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 cup chopped walnuts

Topping:    1 cup (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips

¼ cup chopped walnuts

2 cup miniature marshmallow

Frosting:     ¼ cup butter

¼ cup milk

2 oz. cream cheese

1 oz. unsweetened chocolate

3 cups confectioners’ sugar

1 tsp. vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 F.   In small bowl, combine first 6 (six) ingredients until smooth; set aside.

In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and chocolate.  Remove from heat and cool.  Stir in eggs and vanilla.  Add sugar, flour, baking powder and nuts; stirring until blended.

Spread batter in a 13×9 inch baking pan coated with cooking spray.    Spread filling over batter.  For topping, in small bowl, combine chocolate chips and nuts; sprinkle over filling.

Bake 28 minutes or until almost set.  Sprinkle with marshmallows; bake 2 minutes longer.

For frosting, in a large saucepan, heat butter, milk, cream cheese and chocolate until melted; stirring until smooth.  Remove from heat; stir in confectioners’ sugar and vanilla.  Immediately drizzle over marshmallows.  Chill well; cut into bars.          2 ½ dozen


(Recipe for Broadway Brownie Bars was on, 2014)


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