Nordy Bars

Yesterday I shared with you my fun new project – from your kitchen….to my kitchen.  I have had some yummy recipes come in but I could use some more so please find a favorite recipe to send my way and it just might end up on the blog!!

Like I said in yesterday’s post I love it when my friends share recipes with me – a recipe is the best gift.

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Last week while we were at the beach our neighbors came down to join us for the day and my neighbor Sheri brought her Nordy Bars because she remembered how much Logan liked them.  She is such a sweetie.

Back in 2008 I shared Sheri’s recipe for Nordy Bars with you after she brought them to a neighborhood ladies gathering.  I think I ate half the plate that night and of course demanded she give me the recipe, which she did!  They are now a family favorite.  That next holiday when the then college boy was home for the holidays he asked Sheri when she was going to make him some Nordy Bars.  Well – one day before the end of the break Sheri came bearing gifts – Nordy Bars.

Nordy Bars

The name comes from Nordstroms and is a yummy treat they use to serve at the Nordstrom Cafe.  I love a good Copy Cat Recipe and this is one.

Nordy Bars

These bars are yummy, gooey and rich.  Full of chocolate chips, marshmallows and butterscotch chips.  As you melt the butter, butterscotch chips and brown sugar don’t worry if it looks a little strange or the butter separates out.  It will be o.k. – just proceed forward.

Nordy Bars

Be sure to allow the mixture to cool before adding in the chocolate chips and the marshmallows.  Then spread it into a 9 x 13 pan.

Nordy Bars

They may not be one of the prettiest bar cookies I have ever made but they are DELICIOUS!  And all that deliciousness makes up for their lack of pretty.

Nordy Bars

For some other yummy bar cookie recipes check out these:

Apricot Jam Bars

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Butter Fudge Fingers

Chocolate Chip and Toffee Bars




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Nordy Bars
  • ½ C butter
  • 1 pkg. butterscotch chips (12 oz.)
  • ½ C brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ C flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 pkg. semisweet chocolate chips (12 oz.)
  • 2 C miniature marshmallows
  1. In medium sauce pan melt butter, add butterscotch chips and brown sugar. Stir until melted (this may look a little strange but it will be o.k)
  2. Remove from heat, add eggs, flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add vanilla and set aside and cool.
  4. When cool stir in chocolate chips, marshmallows and nuts if desired.
  5. Spread in an ungreased 9 x 13 pan.
  6. Bake 25 minutes at 350.
  7. Remove and cool - they will be soft and gooey when you take them out - they will set up as they cool. Enjoy!
Leigh Anne
Hi – I’m Leigh Anne! I have been a homebased mom for 30 years since my first baby boy was born! I love working with women and helping to inspire them to achieve their goals and dreams while still maintaining motherhood and family as their number one priority. I blog about everything I enjoy – creating treats and meals in my kitchen, spending time in my garden, entertaining and party planning, reading, self improvement and tips and ideas on style and fashion.
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  1. Paula says

    Leigh Anne, do you have any idea why the picture of your recipe item doesn’t show up when I use Zip-List to save the link to your page? I love Zip-List and it is my preferred way to save recipes but it just doesn’t save the right picture from your blog. And the picture is what generally attracts me to a recipe or to come back to a recipe. Any suggestions or thoughts?

    • says

      Paula. I stopped adding photos to my recipes because I had people not wanting to have to print a photo with the recipe – didn’t like having to waste all that ink :) I have emailed Ziplist to see if there is a way to make the photo optional.

  2. Julia Hopp says

    These look really good. Nordstrom’s Cafe makes some great items.. Love their Salad dressings especially the Champagne. Thanks for the recipe. Nice to know I don’t have to drive a 100 miles to have a sample like I do to buy the Salad Dressing.

  3. says

    I have always heard about Nordy bars, but never actually had them! wow. I have some butterscotch chips in the cupboard I need to use…looks like I found the recipe!

  4. Laurie N. says

    These are my absolute favorite bars! Once, when I was a teenager, I made them every day (!!!) for 2 weeks straight for my siblings and I. Gone every day! In my house they are called: Disappearing Marshmallow Bars!


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