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CHOCOLATE DREAM BARS Recipe

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This recipe for CHOCOLATE DREAM BARS, by , is from Cheryl & Mark Reid, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
BASE
1/2 cup margarine (butter)
3/4 cup white sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
pinch salt
2 eggs
3/4 cup all purpose flour
2 tbsp. cocoa powder
1/4 tsp. baking powder
FILLING
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1 cup peanut butter
2 cups rice krispies


Directions:
Directions:
PREHEAT oven to 350
BASE
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs, beating well after each addition.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and chopped nuts. Stir into egg mixture until well blended. Spread mixture in bottom of greased 9 x 13"(3.5L) pan.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes Remove from oven.
FILLING
Sprinkle marshmallows evenly over layer in pan. Bake another 3 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
In small sauce pan, combine chocolate chips and peanut butter. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted.
Stir in cereal and spread mixture evenly on top of cooled marshmallow layer.
Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Cut into bars.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Double boiler can be used to melt chocolate and peanut butter.

 

 

 

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