Rocky Road Fudge Bars

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Rocky Road Fudge Bars

Yield: 36 bars

Prep Time: 30 min + chill time

Cook Time: 35 min

Ingredients:

BASE:
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 ounce square unsweetened chocolate
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated white sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
3/4 cup chopped walnuts

FILLING:
6 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups mini-marshmallows

FROSTING:
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
2 tablespoons milk
1 ounce square unsweetened chocolate
2 ounces cream cheese
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13x9-inch pan.

2. Make the Base: In a large saucepan over low heat, melt the butter and chocolate, whisking constantly until well blended. Whisk in the flour, and then add remaining base ingredients. Mix well. Spread into the prepared pan.

3. Make the Filling: In a small bowl, combine all of the filling ingredients excepts nuts and chocolate chips. Beat 1 minute at medium speed until smooth and fluffy; stir in the nuts. Spread the mixture over the base, and sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips.

4. Bake 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle marshmallows on top. Return to the oven and bake an additional 2 minutes.

5. Make the Frosting: In large saucepan over low heat, combine butter, milk, chocolate and cream cheese, stirring until blended. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Pour over marshmallows and lightly swirl to marble with a knife.

6. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars.

Source: RecipeGirl.com

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