Frosting Cereal Bars

Frosting Cereal Bars

Kids need a treat to take to school tomorrow? These no-bake bars are ready to go in 40 minutes!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

24

bars

1
container (1 lb) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy milk chocolate frosting
1/4
cup butter, cut into pieces
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
5
cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2
cup miniature candy-coated chocolate candies
  1. Spray bottom only of 13x-9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. Spoon frosting into large microwable bowl; add butter. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds. Stir well; microwave 1 minute longer or until melted and hot. Sprinkle chocolate chips over hot mixture. Do not stir. Microwave on High 30 seconds. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until chips are melted. Stir to blend. Stir in cereal and peanuts.
  3. Spoon mixture into pan. Sprinkle candies over cereal mixture; pat lightly to evenly spread mixture in pan and to press candies into mixture. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chilled and set. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 24 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Be sure to store the bars tightly covered so they stay crisp.
Recipe Variation Peanut Butter Cereal Bars: Substitute 1 bag (10 oz) peanut butter chips and 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter for the chocolate chips, stirring in the peanut butter after chips are melted, and use lightly salted cocktail peanuts for the dry-roasted peanuts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 22g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.