Brownie Pie

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This gooey Brownie Pie is a chocolate lover’s dream. Intensely chocolatey with a gooey marshmallow topping and fudge frosting. Ridiculous!

Sometimes a simple brownie won’t do.

Sometimes a pie just don’t cut it.

And sometimes you need to bake a brownie in a crust and it’s still not enough.

What’s a girl to do?

These are the predicaments I get myself into these days. A dessert not quite over the top enough.

I have it pretty good. I know.

SO let’s take that whole pie and cover it with marshmallows and fudge frosting and call it a day.

I have a friend who makes brownies this way and they are outrageously good….so why not a whole pie done the same way?

 

I mean, wouldn’t you like a slice or 5 of this guy? Brownie Pie on BLAST!

Gorgeous Brownie PIE! Super chocoalte brownie on a sweet graham crust, topped with goey marshmallow and fudgy frosting

The recipe is actually fairly easy…I made a pretty simple graham cracker crust…

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Then I chopped up some chocolate.

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The chocolate gets melted and mixed with some cocoa powder, flour and other brownie stuff and poured right into the crust.

Then bake it!

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When it’s done load it up with a million marshmallows. And toast them a little. I may have over-toasted them…but I have a thing for brown mallows. So it’s up to you how tan you like yours to get.

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Loosen the pie from the sides of the crust and remove from the springform pan…

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Then yeah, pour frosting all over the top of it. Gah, so good.

Covering my Brownie PIe in Fudge Frosting make sit insanely delicious!!

Just a simple little pie.

Brownie Pie...a twist on a Mud Pie, but without the nuts!

And dig in to the richest most decadent dessert ever.

Brownie Pie...RIDICULOUS!

 

5.0 from 1 reviews
Brownie Pie
 
serves 12
Ingredients
Crust
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
Filling
  • 4 oz chopped semi sweet chocolate Baking bar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1½ cups flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
Topping
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
Frosting
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
Crust
  1. In medium bowl combine all the crust ingredients until evenly mixed. Press graham cracker mixture into and up the sides of a 9" Springform pan. Set aside.
Filling
  1. Melt butter and chopped chocolate together in microwave or over a double boiler. Whisk in flour, cocoa powder, eggs, vanilla, salt and sugar until combined. Pour over crust.
  2. Bake pie for 45-50 minutes. (Original recipe stated bake time as 1 hour- 1 hour 15 minutes. My pie was done at 45, so please make sure to check yours after 45 minutes and add extra time if necessary).
  3. When pie is done remove from oven and turn oven to broil setting. Sprinkle marshmallows onto pie and place back in oven for 30 seconds to 1 minute until marshmallows are puffed and lightly golden.
  4. Place pie on cooling rack and prepare frosting.
Frosting
  1. In medium sauce pan melt butter, cocoa powder and milk together over medium low heat, whisking constantly. Once melted, remove from heat and add in powdered sugar, stirring until smooth.
  2. Using a butter knife, loosen the pie from the sides of the springform pan and remove the sides of the pan. Pour frosting on top of the pie.
  3. Pie can be served warm or room temperature.
Notes
recipe lightly adapted from Southern Living magazine

 

 

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sue/the view from great island
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August 24, 2014 7:37 pm

Chocolate lover’s dream is right! By the time I got down to the end of the post I was weak at the knees!

Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar
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August 24, 2014 8:18 pm

This looks so delicious I could scream!! Holy yum!

Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust
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August 24, 2014 9:06 pm

Seriously, I totally agree. When a brownie is not enough, a pie with brownie totally hits the spot. And with marshmallows and chocolate? I’m kind of dying right now.

Beth R.
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Beth R.
August 24, 2014 10:36 pm

This dessert sounds so really yummy! Im going to try it without the marshmallows, not a fan.

Stephanie @ Back For Seconds
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August 24, 2014 10:39 pm

What I wouldn’t do for a slice of this brownie pie right now. Holy cow.

Jessica @ Sweet Menu
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August 24, 2014 11:19 pm

Did somebody say brownie pie?? This looks INCREDIBLE Shelly! Wow, I’d love to eat a slice right now. On the to bake list!

liza noodles
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liza noodles
August 25, 2014 4:46 am

Hi!

Is that 350 degrees celsius or fahrenheit?

Makayla
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August 25, 2014 5:29 am

OMG! THIS! This will be made the next excuse I have to bake!

Mir
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August 25, 2014 6:48 am

What a happy set of images for a Monday morning! And now a plain brownie is just not enough. This is incredible!

Jenny Flake
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August 25, 2014 8:20 am

Whoa!! This is one heck of a pie :) Love everything about it! xo

Laura @ Laura
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Sometimes desserts aren’t decadent and rich enough! This pie doesn’t have that problem: yum!

DessertForTwo
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August 25, 2014 8:47 am

All of a sudden, Monday does not suck.

danielle
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August 25, 2014 10:36 am

Wow! I need this but I dont need this but I really need this!

Cookbook Queen
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August 25, 2014 10:37 am

Oh this pie…can you bring one to NYC next month?? Totally in love with that cake stand, too!!

Erin @ Simple, Sweet & Savory
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August 25, 2014 11:45 am

If this isn’t heaven in a pan, I don’t know what is. What a genius idea. Can’t wait to try it!

Michelle @My California Kitchen
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August 25, 2014 12:52 pm

I love that you poured frosting over the marshmallows! So many good things in this beautiful pie!

Jocelyn @BruCrew Life
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August 25, 2014 2:10 pm

Holy cow!!! Now that’s one intense chocolate pie! I am definitely in love with all that brownie and melty marshmallow…and more chocolate on top, yes, please!!!

Ruth
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Ruth
August 25, 2014 3:11 pm

Hi!! This looks amazing! But I was wondering, the brownie part doesn’t call for any sugar, is that because the marshmallows and frosting are so sweet? I just thought it would be kind of bland without sugar. Anyway, I will be for sure trying this! Thanks! 😉

ColleenB.
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ColleenB.
August 25, 2014 3:38 pm

OMG…..Chocolate Heaven
My hips got wider just by looking at this dessert but I’m still going to make it; adding a few stemmed maraschino cherries and chopped nuts on top….Yum Yum.
Thanks 4 sharing this wonderful, rich looking dessert :}

Heather @ Shards of Lavender
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August 25, 2014 5:57 pm

Let me just say that your cake stand is so cute! I love the wooden base:) My husband just walked by when I was reading your post and asked when I was going to make this… He’s all about the chocolate, like this brownie pie is. Pinned!

Angelyn @ Everyday Desserts
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August 25, 2014 7:26 pm

UHM. Wow. What?! I’m speechless. This is ridiculous in the best possible way!

TeoBucatar
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August 25, 2014 11:37 pm

WOW it looks so delicious and yummy! Love your pictures!

Annie @ Annie
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August 26, 2014 11:34 am

Oh Lord, this would not be safe around me!!! Amazing :)

Susan H.
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Susan H.
August 26, 2014 11:13 pm

Could it be baked in a regular pie pan? I don’t have a springform.

Joanne
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August 28, 2014 11:38 pm

I am really going to have to hide this from the.boy…lest he think I’m going to make it and SHARE with him. No siree. This baby is all mine.

Cindy
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Cindy
September 1, 2014 12:07 am

It is in my oven right now! We cannot wait to dig into it when its done! How should I store it after it cools….room temp or refrigerator?

bülent menev?e
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bülent menev?e
September 2, 2014 7:11 am

super

sid
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sid
September 4, 2014 6:01 am

Hi, is there other substitute for marshmallows or any other ingredient i can replace them with?
Thanks

Sara
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Sara
September 4, 2014 8:55 am

It seems Ummmmmy, but I’m wondering how the graham cracker crumbs will bear the oven heat till the brownie filling will be baked ?? :)

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Perri
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Perri
September 5, 2014 7:54 am

Outstanding! Made it late yesterday and my husband has already eaten half of it!

Michelle
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September 10, 2014 8:10 pm

I love all the toppings on here! So decadent with the chocolate drizzle. I’m imagining all the layers of flavor going on … crust, fudgy brownie, marshmallow, melted chocolate… YAY!

Sue
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Sue
September 11, 2014 2:30 am

Does this ever look delish, I don’t have a spring form pan, so could it be made in a 9×12″ dish? Please say yes LOL
If not, off to get a 9″ spring form pan!!!

Renee @ Awesome on $20
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September 13, 2014 2:57 pm

Yep, this is certifiably ridiculous. I love it!

Diane
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Diane
September 26, 2014 2:31 pm

I am planning to make this for a function Sunday evening but I wont have time to make it Sunday during the day. Do you think it would still be ok if I made it Saturday afternoon?

Natalie
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Natalie
December 5, 2014 11:25 am

I had an epic fail the first time I attempted this recipe the day before Thanksgiving. I did as instructed and removed the pie from the oven, put marshmallows on top and broiled them, then took out and removed the side of the pan……it totally collapsed. I looked up the original in Southern Living and saw they said to cool for 20 minutes before putting the marshmallows on. I made a second pie and it worked.

Sarah
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Sarah
January 6, 2015 3:56 pm

Could you please, please do gram measurements? All your recipes are in cups and I don’t understand that as it’s not used here. All websites I try to convert cups to grams and they’re all quite different so I can’t make any of your recipes :(

sara
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sara
August 9, 2015 6:27 am

Hi
How much the cooking dish ?

Loni
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Loni
August 22, 2015 11:05 pm

Just made this and entered it in our neighborhood block party pie bake-off. I added chopped Reeses on the top and a peanut butter ganache drizzed over the chocolate frosting. I won first place! And it was devoured so quickly by my neighbors that I only got one bite off my son’s piece!

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