No Bake Rocky Road Squares

No Bake Rocky Road Squares

Interestingly, the name of this confection allegedly came from the rocky road that travelers had to take to reach gold mine fields. However, there is nothing rocky about how simple and easy this chocolate treat is to put together. Perfect for a sweet treat anytime or on that next road trip!

Print Recipe
Servings 1 square
Yield 8 squares
Calories 226
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Chill time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 23 mins

Equipment Suggestions

standard loaf pan 8 ½ inches by 4 ½ inches

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ¼ cups packed mini marshmallows, divided ¾ cup and ½ cup
  • 3 graham cracker 'sheets', broken into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds , coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup

Instructions
 

  • Line a loaf pan 8 ½ inches by 4 ½ inches with parchment paper.
  • Break graham crackers into 1-inch pieces and place in a medium bowl with 3/4 cup marshmallows and 1/2 cup almonds.
  • In a medium pot over medium low heat, melt butter and add remainder of the 1/2 cup marshmallows. Stir constantly until melted and well combined. Add 1/2 cup chocolate and 1 tablespoon corn syrup then continue stirring until melted, about half a minute.
  • Quickly add chocolate mixture to bowl of graham cracker pieces, marshmallow and almonds and gently fold until all are combined well.
  • Press evenly into parchment lined dish and allow to set in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Remove parchment and cut rocky road into 8 even squares. Dive in or store in refrigerator for several days…if they last!

MY NOTES

Nutrition

Serving: 1 g | Calories: 226 kcal | Carbohydrates: 22 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 8 mg | Sodium: 55 mg | Potassium: 186 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 12 g | Vitamin A: 89 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 79 mg | Iron: 1 mg
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