Deluxe Chocolate-Marshmallow Bars


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows

 

Cream together the butter and sugar.  Beat in the eggs and vanillaStir in the flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt.Spread in a 15” X 10”  greased baking pan.  Bake in a 35o º F. oven for 18 minutes.  Remove and sprinkle with the marshmallows.  Return to the oven for 2 to 3 minutes.With a wet knife spread the melted marshmallows.Make the following topping and spread on top.Chill.Makes about 3 dozen

 

 Topping:

  • 1 1/3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups rice krispies

Melt together the chocolate chips with the butter and peanut butter.Remove from heat and stir in the rice cereal.