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Marshmallow Creme S'mores Bars Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 cup marshmallow creme
- 1 cup milk chocolate chips
- 1 cup mini marshmallows

Special equipment needed:
- 9x13 inch baking pan
- Parchment paper

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9x13 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
3. Add in the egg and vanilla extract, and whisk until well combined.
4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, graham cracker crumbs, baking powder, and salt.
5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined.
6. Spread half of the batter evenly into the prepared baking pan.
7. Spread the marshmallow creme over the batter, leaving a small border around the edges.
8. Sprinkle the chocolate chips and mini marshmallows over the marshmallow creme.
9. Drop spoonfuls of the remaining batter over the top of the chocolate and marshmallows.
10. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the edges are set.
11. Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan before slicing and serving.

- Time:
Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
- 350°F
Serving size:
- Makes 12-16 bars

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 300
- Fat: 13g
- Carbohydrates: 44g
- Protein: 3g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of unsalted butter, you can use salted butter and omit the additional salt.
- Instead of milk chocolate chips, you can use dark chocolate or semisweet chocolate chips.
- Instead of mini marshmallows, you can use regular sized marshmallows cut into small pieces.

- Add chopped nuts, such as pecans or almonds, to the batter for added crunch.
- Use peanut butter chips instead of chocolate chips for a peanut butter and marshmallow flavor.
- Drizzle melted chocolate over the top of the bars for added decadence.

Tips and tricks:
- Use a spatula to spread the batter and marshmallow creme evenly in the pan.
- Allow the bars to cool completely before slicing to prevent them from falling apart.
- Store leftover bars in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Storage instructions:
- Store leftover bars in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- To reheat the bars, place them in a microwave-safe dish and microwave for 10-15 seconds, or until warm.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the bars on a platter with a dusting of powdered sugar and a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs.

- Sprinkle additional mini marshmallows and chocolate chips over the top of the bars for added texture and flavor.

- Serve the bars with a cold glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee.

Suggested side dishes:
- Serve the bars with a side of fresh fruit, such as strawberries or raspberries.

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the bars are too crumbly, try adding an additional egg to the batter.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to use pasteurized egg in the recipe to prevent the risk of salmonella.

Food history:
- S'mores are a classic American campfire treat, typically made with graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows.

Flavor profiles:
- These bars have a sweet and slightly salty flavor, with a crunchy graham cracker crust and gooey marshmallow and chocolate filling.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the bars as a dessert or snack at a party or gathering.

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Taste: Sweet, Gooey, Chocolatey, Marshmallowy