I really don’t know why these are called brownies. They are more like blonde brownies than the normal chocolate brownies. And not even those for heaven sake. They are full of butterscotch and marshmallows. But you will never know the marshmallows are there. Enough about the name. I know you don’t really care about that. It is the taste that you care about and you are going to love this little bar cookie. It is just the perfect size to indulge in without feeling guilty unless you are like some I know and just keep indulging until half the pan is gone. They are easy to make. In fact they are too easy. Trying to use up the bag of marshmallows in my pantry I have made them 5 times. Yes that is correct 5 times. I love the recipe because you can whip them together in one pan in 10 minutes. Bake them for 20 minutes. Then comes the hard part. Cooling. You need a couple of hours for this. They are really soft when they come out of the oven. You could just eat them right out of the pan with a spoon but try to restrain yourself because they are more attractive cut into little bars.
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There is a bakery in Savannah, Georgia on Bay Street called B. Mathews Bakery. During the winter when it not as busy I have spent many Saturday afternoons enjoying a cup of tea and a chocolate cookie. Not just any chocolate cookie but one where the chocolate was so intense that I wanted to eat a dozen instead of just one. I have tried on several occasions to duplicate the recipe but I could never seem to get the same chocolate flavor. It is much the same flavor as in this flourless chocolate cake that I made last month.
This is why we did not have school last Friday. If you’re from the north I know that you are laughing, but 1/2 inch or more of this white stuff will shut us down for quite sometime. We head to the grocery store for bread and milk and whatever else is needed for being snowbound. It was beautiful while it lasted which was for exactly twenty-four hours. Just long enough for school to be called off for yet another day.
On Wednesday before the snow I demonstrated this to my class. With much enthusiasm on Thursday the classes baked their cookies to decorate on Friday. I heard them planning their strategy and who they were delivering their cookies to for Valentine’s Day. It would be their boyfriend, girlfriend, favorite teacher, or take them home to let their parents enjoy. But it did not happen on Friday! Then came our three-day winter break. Decorating Disappointment!!! Continue reading →