Chocolate Marshmallow Cookie Bars

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 32
YIELD: 32 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Place butter and unsweetened chocolate in saucepan over low heat. Heat just until chocolate melts (you can do this in microwave). Stir in sugar.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and nuts. Add them to the chocolate mixture. Stir well.
  • Stir in vanilla and eggs.
  • Spread the batter into a greased and floured 9x13 cake pan.
  • Cut off 2 oz. from cream cheese and reserve it for later.
  • Combine the softened cream cheese with butter, sugar, flour, and vanilla. Stir it until it's smooth.
  • Add the beaten egg, and stir until well combined.
  • Mix in the chopped nuts.
  • Spread the cream cheese layer over the chocolate layer.
  • Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the top.
  • Bake at 350 F for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Take the pan out of the over and sprinkle the miniature marshmallows on top.
  • Return pan to the over for 2 more minutes.
  • Frosting - melt the butter (over low heat or in microwave).
  • Break the unsweetened chocolate into two parts and stir them into the butter.
  • Stir in the softened cream cheese and the milk.
  • Heat the mixture until it can be stirred smooth (over low heat or in microwave).
  • Beat in the vanilla.
  • Gradually beat in the powdered sugar (in 1-cup increments).
  • Stir the frosting until it's smooth.
  • Spread the frosting over the cookie bars, swirling it into marshmallows.
  • Cool the pan until you can handle it without potholders.
  • Slip it into the fridge for 1 hour.
  • To serve, cut the bars into 32 pieces.
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