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Rocky Road Bark – 12 Days of Christmas, Day 4


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  • Author: 5boysbaker.com

Ingredients

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  • 56 whole graham crackers
  • 6 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips ((optional))

Instructions

  1. Line an 8×8 inch pan with foil, leaving an overhang of foil over the edges. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line bottom of pan with graham crackers in a single layer, breaking them into smaller pieces of necessary to fit tightly.
  3. Combine butter, sugar, and salt in small saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and sugar has dissolved.  Scrape caramel onto graham crackers and smooth with small rubber spatula so the mixture covers graham crackers completely.  Bake until caramel is bubbling, about 10 minutes
  4. Remove pan from oven, sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips, and return to oven for 1 to 2 minutes.  remove pan from oven and using a rubber spatula, smooth chocolate into even layer.
  5. Sprinkle marshmallows, peanuts and white chocolate chips over the chocolate.  Press down lightly with hands.
  6. Allow to cool in pan on wire rack for 30 minutes.  Freeze until chocolate hardens about 15-25 minutes.
  7. Using foil overhand, life bark out of pan.  Cut bark into squares with sharp knife.

Notes

The original recipe called for chopped pecans or walnuts.  I wanted to use peanuts because I love the whole sweet/salty combination.  The white chocolate chips were something I added too, so if you’re not a fan, go ahead and leave them off.

  • Category: Desserts