Deluxe Chocolate Marshmallow Bars

“I’ve been asked to share this marshmallow chocolate bar recipe more than any other in my collection. It’s a longtime favourite of our three daughters. How many times we’ve all made these, I can’t count.” — Esther Shank, Harrisonville, Virginia

Deluxe Chocolate Marshmallow BarsTaste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
3dozen 25minutes 15minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
3dozen 25minutes
Cook Time
15minutes + cooling
Portions: dozen
Portions: dozen
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts if desired. Spread into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  3. Bake until set, 15-18 minutes or until set. Sprinkle with marshmallows; bake 2-3 minutes longer or until melted. Place pan on a wire rack. Using a knife dipped in water, spread marshmallows evenly over the top. Cool completely.
  4. For topping, combine chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter in a small saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until blended. Remove from the heat; stir in Rice Krispies. Immediately spread over bars. Chill until set.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 bar: 196 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fibre), 3g protein