Thursday, June 24, 2010

Cookie Carnival & Cooking with Anya: S'Mores Sandwich Bars

It's Cookie Carnival time again! We have been given two recipes (second will be up tomorrow), one of which is for the kids. I am excited about this because it gives me the opportunity to post a LONG overdue "Cooking with Anya". :)

We LOVED these bars and they didn't last long in the house. Anya had a blast putting them together. Here is what she had to say:



I liked them and they were delicious and very fun to make. They have crust, chocolate chips, and marshmallows. They are very beautiful. Make sure to put them in the oven. You can make them for dessert any time. Like I said, use marshmallows, chocolate chips, and crust in the square pan and put in the oven so it is nice and hot. It will be done and it will be good. And this is what I like to say. And it was very good. I couldn't stop liking it and it was the best dessert ever. The end.

S'Mores Sandwich Bars


Ingredients:

•1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
•3/4 cup sugar
•1 egg
•1 teaspoon vanilla extract
•1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
•3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
•1 teaspoon baking powder
•1/4 teaspoon salt
•1-1/3 cups (8-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Mini Milk Chocolate Bars OR 5 HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars (1.55 oz. each) - I used chocolate chips
•3 cups miniature marshmallows

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-inch square baking pan.

2. Beat butter and sugar until well blended in large bowl. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, graham cracker crumbs, baking powder and salt; add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Press half of dough in prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes.

3. Sprinkle mini chocolate bars over baked layer or arrange unwrapped chocolate bars over baked layer, breaking as needed to fit. Sprinkle with marshmallows; scatter bits of remaining dough over marshmallows, forming top layer. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or just until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. 16 bars.

9 comments:

The McBride Family said...

I love cooking with Anya. I couldn't stop liking it! :) This recipe looks YUMMY!! Can't wait to try it.

~*Wende*~ said...

This looks like something my girls would love. I will be adding this to our list of recipes to try. Thanks!

Ingrid said...

Nice job Anya! I think my kiddos would like this recipe. Thank you for tell me about it. The end! :)
~ingrid

Eliana said...

What a fun cookie/bar to make. It looks delicious. Great job Anya :)

Grumpy and HoneyB said...

I absolutely love it when Anya has a post. She is so cute and I love hearing a child's perspective on how the baking is done and how good it is!

Tiffiny Felix said...

These didn't last long at my house, either! :) My 7 year-old helped make our bars...it's such an easy recipe, it's perfect for little kitchen helpers :)

rebecca said...

This looks like such a fun cookie~ I think I'm going to have to do this with my kids this week.

Tessa said...

Anya's comments are adorable. It sounds like you both liked the bars :-)

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ said...

So delicious and fun too!!

I baked them too here- http://brightmorningstarsfoodie.blogspot.com/2010/07/smores-oh-so-delicious-for-cookie.html

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