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Monday, December 17, 2018
PRESS PHOTO BY LOU WHEELANDWinners of the PA Preferred Junior Baking, Cookies, Brownies and Bars contest include Charles Harada of Emmaus, third place; Emily Hartkorn of Blue Bell, first place; and Catherine Raynock of Emmaus, second. Contest sponsor Mario DiMartino, owner of the Newburg Deli, Nazareth, stands with the winners. Copyright - Lou Wheeland      Photography PRESS PHOTO BY LOU WHEELANDWinners of the PA Preferred Junior Baking, Cookies, Brownies and Bars contest include Charles Harada of Emmaus, third place; Emily Hartkorn of Blue Bell, first place; and Catherine Raynock of Emmaus, second. Contest sponsor Mario DiMartino, owner of the Newburg Deli, Nazareth, stands with the winners. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

The Great Allentown Fair Junior Baking Cookies, Brownies or Bars Contest winners

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Bars:

1/2 cup butter (1 stick) melted

1 egg - PA Preferred - Weis brand

1 packed cup of light brown sugar

1 Tbs. vanilla extract

3/4 cups flour

5 graham crackers broken into small pieces (about 2 cups)

1-1/2 cups mini marshmallows

4 1.55 oz. Hershey bars broken into pieces (about 1-1/2 cups)

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Spray 8x8 glass cooking pan with cooking spray - set aside

3. In microwave safe bowl melt butter - 1 minute

4. Let butter cool for a minute, add egg, brown sugar and vanilla - whisk until smooth

5. Add flour mixture gradually until combined

6. Stir in graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate until equally distributed

7. Spread batter into prepared pan with spatula

8. Bake for 35 minutes or until set.

9. Allow 30 minutes to cool in pan, cut into 2x2 inch bars

Frosting:

3 T. butter, softened

1 heaping cup powdered sugar

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

3 T. milk - PA Preferred - Giant brand

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1. Beat butter at medium speed for a minute

2. Add the powdered sugar and cocoa, mix on low speed

3. Slowly add milk and vanilla extract for about 2 minutes

4. Beat for 2 additional minutes on high speed

5. Add dollop of frosting on each cut bar