Thursday, June 2, 2011

Rocky Road Bars

This recipe was easy and deeeelicious.  I really should be banned from making them again.  When I first made them I had a bite after about 1 hour of refrigeration, and I thought, hmmm not bad.  I had them again a few hours later and somehow they had changed from not bad to irresistible.

The fudgey chocolate, silky smooth marshmallow, toasted almonds, and crunchy graham cracker crust were too much for me to resist.  In a matter of about three days I almost singlehandedly polished off an entire 9X13 pan full.  My husband stared at me in disbelief when I told him there were only a few squares left.  Ooops?

Fudgy Rocky Road Bars
from Martha Stewart


8 graham crackers
1 1/2 cups natural almonds, toasted and coarsely chopped
1 cup marshmallow topping
1 bag (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1 can (14 ounces) condensed milk


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with graham crackers, breaking them to fit if necessary. Bake until crackers are lightly toasted and fragrant, about 8 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds and dollop with marshmallow topping.

In a heatproof bowl set over (not in) a pan of simmering water, combine chocolate chips and condensed milk. Cook, stirring occasionally, until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth. Pour chocolate mixture over marshmallow topping; working quickly, swirl together with a thin-bladed knife. Refrigerate until set, about 1 hour. Cut into 18 squares.

Linked to:
Sweet Treats Thursday
Sweet Tooth Friday 
Sweets for a Saturday
Sweet Indulgences Sunday
This Week's Cravings 


  1. These look delicious! I like my desserts to have time to set in the refrigerator, preferably overnight. It really does make them taste better!

  2. Wow. I can totally see how one might accidentally eat the whole pan of these. Delicious!

  3. YUM! these look incredible! I am loving your blog! I am your newest follower and would love to have you check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!

  4. They look amazing! I want to try them.

  5. I would have no trouble finishing a whole pan of those, as long as there was plenty of milk in the house! What hubs doesn't know, doesn't hurt him...

  6. Kudos to you for making that nommable stack of bars -- couldn't have been easy to keep them balanced ;p. These look like the perfect indulgence -- Happy Friday!

  7. Yumm-O!! Love your blog. I'm your newest follower! If you get a chance check mine out as well. Cheers!

  8. Hey I host a blog hop and I'd LOVE if you came over and shared a recipe! Here's the link :)

  9. These have the WOW factor. I could eat that 9x13 pan also.

  10. Those look awesome, awesome, awesome!!! I want to try those so badly. Thanks for linking up such a great recipe.

  11. This looks like a delicious Summer Recipe! We are hosting "FUN SUMMER RECIPES" at our Linky Party THIS WEEKS CRAVINGS! We'd love for you to come by and link up! (Thanks a million) :-)

  12. I want one of these!!!

    Thank you so much for linking up with Sweet Tooth Friday! I hope to see you again this week.

  13. Fantastic! I think I could polish off my share of those as well! I know I could.
    I'm a new follower, come stop by my place if you get a chance :)

  14. I would be more impressed if it only took you a day to polish off the entire pan. That have been said, they look pretty amazing.


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