Malted Milk Squares

Malted Milk Squares

Chocolate Base:
3/4 cup butter
4 ounces semi sweet chocolate
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Malted Milk Topping:
3/4 cup malted milk powder
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons softened butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 cups malted milk balls, coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 13 x 9 inch baking dish.

In a heavy 1 quart saucepan, melt butter with chocolate over low heat. With wooden spoon stir in sugar and vanilla, then stir in eggs until well mixed.

In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt, stir in chocolate mixture until blended. Spread batter evenly in pan.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until tooth pick comes out clean when inserted in the middle. Remove from oven. Cool completely on wire rack.

Prepare Malted Milk Topping:
In a small bowl, mix malted milk powder, milk and vanilla until well mixed.

Stir in butter and powdered sugar until blended. With a small metal spatula, spread topping over cooled bars, top with chopped malted milk balls.

Cut into squares and serve.

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