My platonic crush Nigella makes these, and they are so easy and delicious. They even remind me of s’mores, which are just about my favorite thing in the world. I’ve used several different kinds of crunchy cookies, but graham crackers would work in a pinch. What a great, easy chocolate gift for someone you love.
Rocky Road Crunch Bars
1 stick plus 1 tablespoon soft unsalted butter
10 ounces semisweet chocolate, broken into pieces
3 tablespoons golden syrup or 1/4 cup corn syrup
8 ounces plain hard and crunchy cookies
2 cups mini marshmallows
2 teaspoons powdered sugar
Melt the butter, chocolate and syrup in a heavy based saucepan. Scoop out about 1/2 cup of this melted mixture and put aside.
Put the biscuits/cookies into a freezer bag and then bash them with a rolling pin. You are looking for both crumbs and pieces of cookies. Fold the cookie pieces and crumbs into the melted chocolate mixture, and then add the marshmallows.
Refrigerate for about 2 hours or overnight.
Cut into 24 fingers and dust with powdered sugar by pushing it gently through a tea strainer or small sieve.