S’more Bars

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These S’more Bars are everyone’s favorite dessert. I am asked for the recipe over and over again! Several years ago I combined what I liked of 3 different recipes. After many tries I came up with this recipe. Always a big success!

S’more Bar Recipe

Preheat oven @ 350. Spray a 9×13 pan baking spray.

1/2 + 2 Tbsp of butter(unsalted)
2/3 C sugar
Beat a few minutes until light and fluffy.
Add:
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
Combine until well mixed
Add:
18 whole graham crackers(3 C coarsely crushed). Do not use store bought for pies
1/2 C all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
Mix until well mixed
Reserve 1 C of mixture
Add remaining mixture to bottom of pan. Press into pan until completely covered and even.
Add:
1 C milk chocolate chips (Hershey’s or Toll house work well)
31/2 C mini marshmallows
Sprinkle each one on top of crust
Then crumble reserved crust into little bits over chocolate and marhmallows.

Bake for 20 minutes or until only a few light brown marshmallows have occurred.
Cool, cut into squares or bars and Enjoy!

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Whoopie Pies

I made these Whoopie pies for my daughter’s pompon team. They were soft, rich chocolate flavor and complete deliciousness. I copied this recipe out of a magazine a few years ago so I don’t know the originator of the recipe. There are several similar recipes on Pinterest. Also I made my own creamy filling since I didn’t want to use 2 sticks of butter as recipe had said.

Whoopie pies

1 chocolate cake mix (I used devils food)
3 eggs
1/2cup of water
1/2cup vegetable oil

Preheat oven to 400 degrees
In a large bowl or mixer add cake mix, eggs, water, and veg. oil. Mix until well combined or approx 3 minutes.

On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper( I used nonstick foil). Silpat could be used too. Use 1 tablespoon of batter onto cookie sheet. Use back of spoon to make round circles.
Bake 8 minutes. Don’t over bake!
Completely cool.

For filling
1 stick of softened butter
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp of vanilla
I beat all ingredients in mixer. I wanted it to be thicker and fluffier than regular icing so I mixed it for several minutes (5 minutes).

When cookies are done and well cooled I put a dollop of icing on 1 cookie and then gently smooshed another cookie on top of it.
Go ahead and try them. They are so worth the effort!

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