Kids need a treat to take to school tomorrow? These no-bake bars are ready to go in 40 minutes!
container (1 lb) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy milk chocolate frosting
cup butter, cut into pieces
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
cups Cocoa Puffs™ cereal
cup dry-roasted peanuts
cup miniature candy-coated chocolate candies
Spray bottom only of 13x-9-inch pan with cooking spray.
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.
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.
Be sure to store the bars tightly covered so they stay crisp.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Bar
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.