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Rocky Ledge Bars

Recipe By Tessa Arias
August 3rd, 2012
5 from 1 vote
5 from 1 vote

Rocky Ledge Bars: 2 types of chocolate, marshmallow, butterscotch, and caramel. It doesn't get better than this.

Yield: 32 bars

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook: 35 minutes

Tessa's Recipe Rundown...

Taste: Dessert overload. There’s two types of chocolate, there’s marshmallow, there’s butterscotch, there’s caramel. It doesn’t get much better than that.
Texture: Chewy, ooey, and gooey. I liked these bars warm out of the oven or reheated warm in the microwave.
Ease: Very easy!
Appearance: There’s so much goodness everywhere you look with these bars that it’s hard not to feast with your eyes.
Pros: Kids would love these! Plus they’re really easy.
Cons: These bars may be a little too sweet for some people.
Would I make this again? Yes.

Rocky Ledge Bars: 2 types of chocolate, marshmallow, butterscotch, and caramel. It doesn’t get better than this.

Rocky Ledge Bars

Rocky Ledge Bars

Thanks to anyone who sent well wishes to me via Twitter yesterday when I mentioned my little brother’s surgery. I’m happy to say that the surgery went well! When I got home from the hospital yesterday I made the mistake of sitting on the couch and nearly fell into a coma myself. I didn’t realize how exhausted I was until then. I think hospitals are just exhausting places. Most people there are waiting for good news or bad news and it just always seems like an emotional roller coaster. I feel very lucky that I have only spent a very small amount of time in hospitals throughout my life. I definitely take my health for granted most days but hearing or seeing someone else struggle is such a reminder to not sweat the little things and to enjoy the great stuff.

Like these Rocky Ledge Bars. Dessert doesn’t get more ridiculous than this! Just take a look at the ingredients. These bars are a kid’s dessert dream! I don’t think you have to be a kid to enjoy these, though. You just have to have a sweet tooth.

5 from 1 vote

How to make
Rocky Ledge Bars

Yield: 32 bars
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Rocky Ledge Bars: 2 types of chocolate, marshmallow, butterscotch, and caramel. It doesn't get better than this.


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows, divided
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips, divided
  • 18 soft caramel candy cubes, coarsely chopped, divided


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ยฐF. Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line pan with parchment or foil, leaving an overhang on the longer sides of the pan. Spray parchment with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the butter and brown sugar on medium speed until well combined. Add the eggs and vanilla, beating to combine. On low speed gradually add the flour mixture until incorporated. Fold in 1/2 cup each of the marshmallows, semisweet chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and half the caramels.
  4. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with the remaining marshmallows, semisweet chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and caramels. Bake until the top is golden brown, about 35 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack. Use parchment to lift out of pan. Cut into 32 squares and serve. Bars can be stored in airtight containers at room temperature for 1 week.

Recipe Notes

Slightly adapted from Martha Stewart's Cookies
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Tessa Arias

About Tessa...

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)

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  1. #
    Rachel @ Bakerita — August 3, 2012 at 7:19 am

    These looks absolutely ridiculous – and absolutely phenomenal! Can’t wait to try them. I’m sure my sweet tooth family will love them ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m glad your brothers surgery went well!

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    Jessica L. — August 3, 2012 at 9:03 am

    These look fabulous! Anything with marshmallow or caramel is a win in my book…and this has both! And I’m happy to hear things went well for your family ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Julie @ Table for Two — August 3, 2012 at 6:46 pm

    oh no! i missed that on twitter yesterday – i’m not on as much anymore at work cause it’s been busy. i’m happy to hear that he did well and is recovering! these bars look amazing, i want to just put a large scoop of ice cream on top too!

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    Erika – The Teenage Taste — August 3, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    SO much goodness is right! These bars look heavenly!

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    Colby Wasmus — April 25, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Dessert is the usually sweet course that concludes a meal. The food that composes the dessert course includes but is not limited to sweet foods. There is a wide variety of desserts in western cultures now including cakes, cookies, biscuits, gelatins, pastries, ice creams, pies, pudding, and candies. Fruit is also commonly found in dessert courses because of its natural sweetness.;:

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    Yanira Rudduck — May 2, 2013 at 12:40 am

    Sugar also contributes to the moistness of desserts and their tenderness. The flour or starch component in most desserts serves as a protein and gives the dessert structure. Different flours such as All-Purpose Flour or Pastry Flour provide a less rigid gluten network and therefore a different texture. Along with flour desserts may contain a dairy product.,..

    Till next time

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    Mikery2 — February 21, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    This is the best new bar recipe I have come across in a long time. I made one change- marshmallows are much too sweet. I left them out and substituted cashews and honey roasted peanuts, and was very glad I did. I always have a 5lb caramel bar on hand. I chopped a portion of that up into chunks, and the caramel added some great texture and flavor to the bars.

    • #
      Tessa — February 22, 2021 at 2:45 pm

      So glad you tried this recipe out!

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