Mississippi Mud Bars

Every now and then a girl needs some chocolate. Try this scrumptious dessert. Be warned: You'll want to serve this with a large glass of milk. Enjoy!

1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup peanut butter chips
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 jar marshmallow cream

1 cup butter
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, and baking cocoa. In large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time, along with vanilla. Add flour mixture. Stir to blend well. Spread in greased 9x13 baking pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and pecans. Bake for 35-40 minutes until center is almost set. While still hot, spread with marshmallow cream.

To prepare icing, in medium saucepan, combine butter, cocoa, and evaporated milk. Stir over low heat until butter is melted. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and powdered sugar. Pour over marshmallow cream. Allow to cool. Slice to serve. 20 bars.
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