Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Loch Ness Bars

Found this new bar recipe in my Junior League Celebration Cookbook.  It is from the Children's Party Book in Hampton Roads, VA.  It is similar to a Scotch-a-Roo with more chocolate and added marshmallow.  I loved it - we all did but I think we all like Scotch-a-Roos better.  Still another great bar to try!

Loch Ness Bars  (Children's Party Book - Hampton Roads, VA)

1 stick butter
12 oz chocolate chips, divided
1 cup peanut butter
1 (10 oz) pkg miniature  marshmallows
4 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal
1 cup peanuts (optional)
6 oz butterscotch chips

Combine the butter, 6 oz. chocolate chip and the peanut butter in a large saucepan.  Cook over low heat until melted, stirring until smooth.  Add the marshmallows and stir until melted.  Blend in the cereal and peanuts.  Spread in a  13 x 9 inch baking pan.  Chill until firm.  Melt the rest of the chocolate chips and and the butterscotch chips together, blending until smooth.  Spread on the chilled cereal mixture.  Cut into 1 x 2 inch bars.

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