Sunday, March 16, 2008

Deluxe Marshmallow Bars



When I saw these on Good Eats 'n Treats I knew I had to try them. They are worth making. Next time I will add more peanut butter to them.


Ingredients:

3/4 cup butter
1-1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1-1/3 cups all purpose flour
3 tbsp baking cocoa
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional (I omitted these)
4 cups miniature marshmallows

Topping:
1-1/3 cup chocolate chips
1 cup peanut butter (1 1/2 cups peanut butter)
3 tbsp butter
2 cups crisp rice cereal

Directions:

1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until fluffy. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts if desired. Spread in a greased 15 x 10 x 1" pan.

Bake at 350F for 15-18 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows evenly over cake; return to oven for 2-3 minutes. Using a knife dipped in water, spread the melted marshmallows evenly over cake. Cool. (I did not spread them, when I took them out of the oven they seemed fine the way they were. )

For topping, combine chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and well blended. Remove from heat; stir in cereal. Immediately spread over bars. Chill.

Yield: 3 dozen





10 comments:

Rosanne said...

These look yummy. I tried the french toast recipe you posted and it was really good, definitely a keeper!

Hendria said...

rosanne....I am glad you enjoyed the french toast recipe.....

Bumpkin Bears said...

oh my gosh those look yummy, glad I just found your blog :) Catherine x

Hendria said...

Catherine ... thanks so much for the comments.... hope to see you again.. :)

R said...

What a absolutely decandent looking bar.
Makes my mouth water.

Hendria said...

Thanks so much for the lovely comment.... r..... :)

eatme_delicious said...

Ooo I saw those on Deborah's blog too. They look delicious!

Hendria said...

eat me delicious...thanks for the comment...they are really good...hope you give them a try...

Linda said...

delectable genius!

Hendria said...

Linda.... they were so good.
Thanks for the comment

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