Aug
25
2014

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

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These Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars are sinfully delicious. A must try!  A must try! Great for an after school treat and surprising friends too!

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shorbread Magic Bars

I had this bright idea last week to make a gooey shortbread bar.  One thing lead to another in my science lab I mean kitchen and I ended up with these fabulous marshmallow topped sweetened condensed milk smothered shortbread magic bars.  They are literally one of my favorite treats yet.  I know I say that all of the time, but these really are to die for.

Try these for yourself and let me know what you think of my funky magic bars!!

Be sure to try my other shortbread recipes HERE:

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shorbread Magic Bars

Shortbread could not be more simple.  I am talking butter, sugar, flour and a pinch of salt.  Love!!

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shorbread Magic Bars

Mini chocolate chips for good measure :)

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shorbread Magic Bars

This dough is buttery heaven let me just tell you.

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Press dough into an 11×7 inch baking dish.

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Oh for the love of sweetened condensed milk.  does it get better than that?!  I think not :)

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Another layer of mini chocolate chips please!

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Top with halved large marshmallows or a layer of mini marshmallows would work just fine too.

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Baked!

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Gulp.

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

I’m salivating.

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shortbread Magic Bars

Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Shorbread Magic BarsPrep time: 5 min | Cook time: 40 min | Total time: 45 min

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks softened butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups mini chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 10 large marshmallows, halved

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line an 11×7 inch baking dish with parchment paper or foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  2. Place softened butter and sugar into a stand mixer, beating until creamy. Add flour, salt and 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips beating until dough forms. Transfer dough to prepared baking dish and press evenly. Bake for 30 minutes then remove from oven. Drizzle evenly with sweetened condensed milk then remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Top with halved marshmallow then bake for an additional 10 minutes. Remove and let cool completely, for a good 2 hours before cutting into squares.

Makes 12 Servings

 


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  1. 1

    The amount of delicious going on it that title is incredible. You know what is insane? I have no tried a magic bar! We never made them in Canada where I grew up. But, shortbread bars are my favorite so this looks like the perfect way to introduce myself! Pinned!

  2. 2
    Sues says:

    Gooey was definitely the first word that came to mind when I saw these. Also? Yummmmmm!

  3. 3

    Mmmm….I will never say no to a gooey chocolate chip treat! Love!!

  4. 4
    Maria says:

    These bars are dreamy!

  5. 5

    Shortbread with the mini chocolate chips is such a great idea and a can of sweet cond milk to keep these extra soft and juicy and delish…I love the way your mind works, Jenny! And the marshmallows! Pinned :)

  6. 6
    Naomi says:

    Insane! I want the whole pan!

  7. 7

    You’re killin’ me, smalls!! Need, need, need.

  8. 8
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    Karly says:

    Perfect after school treat for my kiddos. And me, of course! ;)

  10. 10
    Gaby says:

    Ooey, gooey deliciousness! Gotta have these!

  11. 11

    OMG. Indeed these look like magic bars!!

  12. 12

    These look dreamy Jenny!!

  13. 13

    These look totally dreamy Jenny!!

  14. 14
    Kay says:

    How much brown sugar?

  15. 15

    Jenny, these chocolate chip shortbread bars look so perfectly gooey! And those toasted marshmallows on top… Your ideas are the best!

  16. 16
    Sue says:

    The directions say brown sugar, but that’s not in the ingredients. I NEED to make these soon! :) please advise!

  17. 17
    Lizz says:

    How much brown sugar? These look amazing and I will make this this week for sure!

  18. 18

    Good lord those do look magical! Yum! :D

  19. 19

    gah, these look INSANELY good.

  20. 20
    Liz says:

    These look so good and since shortbread is my favorite I will have to try these. Thanks!

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  22. 22
    Michele says:

    How much brown sugar?

  23. 23

    Oh man, what a fab combination!!! These are definitely magic bars!!

  24. 24
    Sara says:

    Do the marshmallows not burn even if they’re in for ten minutes? I’ve put marshmallows on top of sweets before and they usually only last a minute in the oven before burning!

  25. 25

    Dying right now over these. DYINGGGG!!

  26. 26
    Lucy says:

    Next to chocolate, shortbread is my favorite. And you just married two of my favorite things. And then added marshmallows. And then turned it into magic cookie bars. OMG. Help me, I’m dying. Love, love, love!

  27. 27
    Kristen says:

    I made these today. :) I let them cool for a loooong (and very difficult) time like you said in the recipe and just tried them. OH. MY. GOODNESS. These are insanely delicious!!!! Highly recommend!!!!! You have an amazing talent!! Thank you so much for sharing!! :)

  28. 28
    Shannon Leta says:

    I made these yesterday, cut the recipe in half and put white chocolate chips into the shortbread layer and the minis on top. They were absolutely to die for. Hands down one of the best desserts/bars I’ve ever tried! The white and regular chocolate balanced sooo nicely. Maybe you can try that altered version some day! Love your recipes :D

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