Nani's Cranny

Mud Hen Bars

What can beat the combination of chocolate and marshmallows? This is one of those old fashioned bar recipes that will become a family favorite for sure. I am not sure where these bars got their name but they have been around a long time. You just can’t beat some of these old time recipes.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows

Cream butter and white sugar. Add 1 whole egg and 2 egg yolks. Beat well. Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well. Spread in a greased 9×13 inch pan. Put the nuts, chocolate chips and marshmallows over the batter. Beat the remaining 2 egg whites and brown sugar. Spread over all. Bake 30 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees.


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