Deluxe Chocolate Marshmallow Bars

Deluxe Chocolate Marshmallow Bars


"Bar cookie with a thin cookie base, and a top layer made up of crisp rice cereal, peanut butter, and marshmallows."


servings 409 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 23.8 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 7.3 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 258 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream 3/4 cup butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until fluffy.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa; add to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts if desired. Spread in a greased jelly roll pan. Bake for 15-18 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle marshmallows evenly over cake; return to oven for 2-3 minutes. Using a knife dipped in water, spread the melted marshmallows evenly over cake. Cool.
  5. For topping, combine chocolate chips, 3 T. butter or margarine and peanut butter in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and well blended. Remove from heat; stir in cereal. Spread over bars. Chill.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 39 Ratings


I have been making these bars for quite a few years and they are always a huge hit because they are so different from a standard brownie cookie. For those who think the layers do not go togethe...

these are EXCELLENT. I followed the recipe to the letter, except I used a 13x9" pan. this made the layers even so the bars were really pretty when cut. I did have to bake the cake layer about 5 ...

These are so great! This is our favorite dessert in my house! I wish I would have found this recipe sooner! I can get closer to 36 servings out of this, too, since they are a bit rich. Store a...

I took these to work and everyone loved them. I used a 13X9 pan as well and cooked it for 20min. They were delicious.

This recipe was simply mediocre. The layers did not seem to go together (the chewy so called "cookie crust" and the marshmallow texture did not blend well at all) and the peanut butter was unexp...

What a blast from the past. My grandma used to make these for us all the time, we call them "Zach bars" in my family because they were my brother's favorite. These are so delicious. I used a 9x1...

This was a great recipe... but I did change it up alittle. I added marshmallows to the peanut butter topping and i did not use chocolate inthe top layer. Turned out amazing... i am making them a...

Very tastey, the only thing I changed was instead of using peanut butter for the topping I used almond butter because of my hubby's peanut allergy. If not I think it would have spread alot easie...

When making this recipe I didn't have much hope. I thought it was a flop. However, I'm glad I kept with it. This recipe is very good. The layers fit together quite well after being in the fridge...