Rocky Road Bars with Caramel Topping

If you’re a marshmallow fan, or Rocky Road bars in particular, you are going to truly love this dessert.  The Caramel Sauce puts a bit of a spin on the familiar candy bar and makes this treat just that much more special.  The bars can be packed into a lunch bag or brought along on a picnic, or prepared as a particularly luscious taste treat following a light meal.  If you don’t eat it all at once, it will freeze nicely for at least 3 months.


Rocky Road Bars with Caramel Sauce,


10 oz chocolate, bittersweet, semi-sweet, or milk, chopped

3 T unsalted butter

4 eggs, separated

1/4 c sugar

2  1/2 c chopped pecans, lightly toasted

4 oz. mini marshmallows


  1. Melt the chocolate and allow to cool.
  2. Whip the egg yolks with 2 T of the sugar and set aside.
  3. Whip the butter, then add the melted, cooled chocolate.
  4. Whip the egg whites with the remaining sugar until soft peaks form.
  5. Gently fold the egg yolks into the butter-chocolate mixture, then fold in the whipped egg whites.
  6. Finally, fold in the chopped pecans and marshmallows.
  7. Press mixture into a buttered 8×8″ baking dish and chill thoroughly.
  8. To serve, cut into serving size squares, and drizzle with Caramel Sauce.  Enjoy!


Get the Caramel Sauce recipe here.

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