Rocky Road Cookie Bars

Rocky Road cookie Bars

My oh my…

Ingredients:

  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup almonds, roughly chopped

Marshmallow glaze:

  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×13 baking dish with foil, leave some overhang for an easy removal and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer using the paddle attachment, beat butter, sugar and brown sugar on medium speed until fluffy.
  3. Add in eggs one at a time and almond extract and continue to beat.
  4. Lower speed of mixer and slowly add in flour, baking soda and salt and mix until combined.
  5. Remove bowl from the mixer and fold in chocolate chips and almonds.
  6. Transfer batter into baking dish and bake for 35 minutes or until golden brown and a tooth pick inserted into center comes out clean.
  7. Remove and allow to cool completely before placing marshmallow glaze.
  8. For the glaze: Place marshmallows and shortening in a small microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, remove and give it a stir. Place back in for an additional 30 seconds, remove and stir until marshmallows are completely melted. Spread glaze evenly over cooled bars with a butter knife. Cut and Serve.
  9. Enjoy!!

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