Rocky Road Brownie Cookies

Rocky Road Brownie Cookies | EASY cookie recipe!

These rocky road brownie cookies are a quick and easy treat. They can easily be made dairy free with a simple swap to dairy free brownie mix and chocolate chips.

I have been meaning to make cookies from brownie mix forever, but I couldn’t decide on a recipe. There are so many delicious things you can do with a box of brownie – or cake – mix, and there’s a surprising amount of mixes that are dairy free. Yes. Dairy free cake and brownie mix. Who would have thought? I made these Mexican chocolate cupcakes with a dairy free cake mix, too.

Rocky Road Brownie Cookies | EASY cookie recipe!

While, I’m sure that means they are filled with less than natural ingredients (hopefully not too many), it’s nice to know that we can enjoy a shortcut treat every now and then. Everyone deserves a quick treat, right?

Rocky Road Brownie Cookies | EASY cookie recipe!

I added a little extra flour and altered the ratio of eggs/oil/brownie mix to get the perfect consistency for cookie dough. Then I stirred in chocolate chips, mini marshmallows and sliced almonds. The marshmallows that get stirred in melt down a little, leaving behind flavor, but hiding from sight. So I topped the cookies with a little extra just for looks.

Rocky Road Brownie Cookies | EASY cookie recipe!


Rocky Road Brownie Cookies

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 dozen


  • 1 18.4-ounce brownie mix (dry mix only)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds + extra for topping
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows + extra for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the ingredients until combine.
  3. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop two-tablespoon balls of dough about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Top with a few mini marshmallows and extra almonds.
  4. Bake cookies for 9 – 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow cookies to cool for about two minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.


  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
Rocky Road Brownie Cookies | EASY cookie recipe!



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