My Mom's Simple Trick For Ooey, Gooey Brownies
Step 1: Mix up those brownies
Prepare your favorite brownie recipe, whether from a box or from scratch.
Step 2: Prep your marshmallows
Use mini marshmallows for ease or cut/rip regular marshmallows into thirds and place in a bowl (or on a large plate if you want them not to stick together). I like to use kitchen shears to snip my marshmallows.
Step 3: Add that gooey layer
About five minutes before your brownies are done, pull them from your oven and top with your marshmallows. You can carefully space them so there's one atop each square you'll later cut. Or, you can scatter them like my 2.5-year-old son.
They'll puff and brown and melt a bit just like over a campfire. Enjoy their ooey, gooey-ness. Note: slicing into hot brownies is tricky to start, but even more so when marshmallows are involved. Use a plastic knife or run hot water over a metal knife before cutting and you'll have a better shot. Otherwise, let your brownies completely cool and then dig in.
They'll look like this:
Step 4: Make 'em extra special
I like my mom's method because it's a cinch. Take your brownies to the next level by adding the makings of s'mores. No campfire required.
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