Delightful Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cookie Bars

prep: 25MIN.
cook: 35MIN.
yield: 2 dozen bars

Ingredients

    2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

    1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

    OR 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

    1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter

    2 large eggs

    2 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour

    2 teaspoons baking powder

    1/2 teaspoon salt

    Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

TOPPING

    1/2 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter

    4 cups miniature marshmallows

    1/4 cup Smucker's® Hot Fudge Microwaveable Topping

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. BEAT brown sugar, shortening, peanut butter and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Add gradually to peanut butter mixture, beating on low speed until well blended. Spread evenly in prepared pan. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or set in center and until lightly browned. Remove from oven. Heat broil to HIGH.
  3. For Topping: MICROWAVE peanut butter in small microwave-safe bowl on HIGH 45 to 60 seconds or until thin and smooth when stirred. Spread evenly over hot bars. Top evenly with marshmallows.
  4. BROIL bars, with top on pan about 4 inches from heat source, 2 to 3 minutes or until marshmallows are lightly toasted. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Heat fudge topping according to package directions. Drizzle about 1/4 cup topping over bars. Chill 15 minutes to set topping. Coat blade of a sharp knife with no-stick cooking spray. Cut into bars.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1/24), Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 95mg, Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 17g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

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