Deluxe Chocolate Marshmallow Bars

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 36squares
  • About This Recipe

    “This is one recipe I always take to potlucks, after seeing it in a magazine some years ago. They are dead easy to make and disappear so quickly!”

    Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter or 3/4 cupmargarine
  • 1 1/2 cupssugar
  • 3eggs
  • 1teaspoonvanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoonbaking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 3tablespoonsbaking cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cupchopped nuts(optional)
  • 4cupsminiature marshmallows
  • Topping

  • 1 1/3 cupschocolate chips
  • 3tablespoons butter or 3tablespoonsmargarine
  • 1cuppeanut butter
  • 2cupscrisp rice cereal( such as Rice Krispies)
  • Directions

  • Cream butter and sugar together in a bowl.
  • Add eggs and vanilla, beating until fluffy.
  • Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture, stiring in nuts, if desired.
  • Spread in a greased jelly roll pan.
  • Bake at 350 F for 15-18 minutes.
  • Remove pan from oven and sprinkle marshmallows evenly over the base.
  • Return to the oven for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then take a knife, dipped in warm water, and spread the melted marshmallows evenly.
  • Cool.
  • For topping, mix chocolate chips, butter and peanut butter in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and mixed.
  • Remove from heat, stir in cereal, and spread over bars.
  • Chill in fridge until cool and ready to cut.
  • Reviews

  • “I have this same recipe, and oh my goodness are they yummy!It’s all my favorite junkfood in one dish. It’s a brownie, topped w/ melted marshmellow, and then topped w/ what i call a peanut-butter crunch.It’s to die for and extremely easy to make.If I’m lazy I’ll just buy a store bought brownie mix, make to directions on box, and then follow the rest of this recipe.Yummy, Yummy!”

  • “These turned out very well and they were quick and easy to make.The topping was not a hard topping since there was a cup of peanut butter in it.So I kept them in the refrigerator until time to serve.”

  • “I found this recipe years ago in Taste of Home’s Family Favorites 2002, and this recipe is a keeper.It satisfies just about every dessert craving all in one recipe.Thank you for posting this!”

  • “These bars were ooey- gooey and delicious! Everyone at my party loved them. Maybe a little less marshmallows next time but definately a hit!”

  • “These were a big hit at my daughters school!My daughter says she thinks the topping tasted like a butterfinger.Thanks Sackville Girl, for a great snack for my kids and for their lunch boxes”

  • “You saved my life!My middle daughter, Hillary, decided to make this for her presentation in home ec, but I couldn’t find the recipe!Her older sister, Meg, made them for an Ag Fair a number of years ago, and got a ribbon.Thanks again!”

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