- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1/4 cup butter, room temperature
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 whole egg
- 2 eggs, separated
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup nuts, chopped
- 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup miniature marshmallows
- 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
Preheat oven to 350°.
Cream shortening, butter, and sugar; beat in whole egg and two egg yolks. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt together; combine flour mixture with creamed mixture, blending thoroughly. Spread batter in buttered 9 x 13 x 2-inch pan. Sprinkle nuts, chocolate chips and marshmallows over batter.
Beat the two egg whites stiff; fold in brown sugar; spread over top of batter.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool then cut chocolate mud hen bars into bars.
Makes 32 bars - delicious warm or cold.