Gorp Bars

When my kids were little, we combined two of their favorite snacks, gorp and marshmallow bars into Gorp Bars.

They were an instant hit and a welcome change from our usual snacks.

I had a lot of help putting these bars together. Both of my children wanted to make sure that they were just right, so they would pull up a stool and helped stir and press.

These bars are a great way to get your children excited about being in the kitchen. With an adult handling the melted butter and marshmallows, they can safely measure and mix the ingredients. Use a large bowl, so they have plenty of room to stir.

Easy to make and transport, these colorful treats are great to take for picnics and parties.

Click here for our Gorp recipe.

 

 

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Gorp Bars
Salty and sweet, these bars are a portable version of an old favorite.
gorp bars
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Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
bars
Ingredients
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Passive Time 10 minutes
Servings
bars
Ingredients
gorp bars
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Rating: 0
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Instructions
  1. Combine first six ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Melt butter and then add marshmallows and then stir until soft and gooey.
  3. Add marshmallow mix to other ingredients and stir until well incorporated.
  4. Line a 9x13 or 11x17 pan for thinner bars with parchment paper.
  5. With buttered hands, press mixture firmly into the pan.
  6. Chill in refrigerator or let stand until set.
  7. Cut into bars and serve.
Recipe Notes

This Gorp Bars recipe is vegetarian and can be gluten and dairy free with ingredient substitutions.

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