Marshmallow Crunch Bars
- Oil or melted butter, for greasing
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tbsp. baking powder
- ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
- Generous ¾ cup superfine sugar
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- Scant ½ cup chopped mixed nuts
- 1/3 cup candied cherries, coarsely chopped
- ½ cup mini marshmallows
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and line a 9 inch square cake pan.
Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl and add the butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Beat well until the mixture is smooth. Stir about two-thirds of the nuts and candied cherries into the mixture.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan and smooth level with a spatula. Sprinkle the remaining nuts and candied cherries and the marshmallows over the top, pressing down lightly.
Bake in the preheated oven for 40-50 minutes, or until risen and golden brown.
Let cool in the pan for about 20 minutes, until firm, then cut into bars and finish cooling on a wire rack.
Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.
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