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smores' bars gift jar

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Cutler
Anchorage, AK

What a great gift for a child...or anyone ~~ everyone loves Smores' right? Here it is 'In A Jar'! I got this recipe from a Maine Living site.

(1 rating)
yield 3 or 4

Ingredients For smores' bars gift jar

  • 1 canning jar, quart-size with lid and ring
  • 11
    crushed graham crackers or 1 1/2 cups of precrushed
  • 3 1/2 oz
    mini marshmallows
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/4 c
    chocolate chips or m & ms

How To Make smores' bars gift jar

  • 1
    DIRECTIONS: Place graham cracker crumbs into quart-sized canning jar. Use a meat tenderizer to pack crumbs tightly into the bottom of the jar. Place mini marshmallows against the glass on all sides of the canning jar. Press lightly to create a well in the center of the jar. Add brown sugar to the space in the center of the marshmallows pressing gently to pack. Gently add chocolate chips or M&Ms to the top of the canning jar. Seal jar with lid and sealer ring. *****Decorate jar with fabric circle, ribbon or raffia.
  • 2
    INSTRUCTIONS FOR TAG: Empty jar into large bowl. Remove marshmallows and combine remaining ingredients, mixing well. Snip marshmallows in half with scissors. Return to bowl; stir into dry mix. Melt 1/2 cup butter. Add melted butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1/3 cup buttermilk to bowl. Mix well. Press lightly into greased 9-by-9 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.