Betty Knows How to Party

Created January 10, 2017
Over the years, Betty’s always been our go-to for party planning, no matter the theme. This Halloween, why not be inspired by some of her vintage recipes? MORE+ LESS-
Betty Knows How to Party

Betty’s always been the best at planning parties. Her 1960s Party Cookbook is packed with great recipes for any occasion. Check out these classic Halloween-themed marshmallow bars, found on page 100, simple enough to make the day-of.

Cocoa Marshmallow Bars 

20 marshmallows
2 tbsp. butter
1/8 tsp. salt
4 cups Cocoa Puffs 

Heat marshmallows, butter, and salt over hot water. Stir until smooth. Pour mixture over Puffs in buttered bowl and mix gently. Pat into greased 9’-inch square pan. Cool; cut into squares.

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