Millionaire's Chex™ Bars

 5 Ratings
  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 15

Pecans, dark chocolate, caramel and marshmallows put a millionaire's twist on a classic Chex bar recipe.

Molly Yeh Molly Yeh
June 16, 2014


cup unsalted butter
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
bags (11 oz each) caramel cubes or bits
tablespoons milk (dairy or almond)
A pinch of kosher salt
bag (10 oz) dark chocolate chips
cup coarsely chopped pecans


  • 1 Line 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking parchment paper, and spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • 2 In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows. Stir with wooden spoon or rubber spatula until marshmallows are fully melted. Reduce heat to low; stir in cereal until evenly coated. Remove from heat; pour into baking dish. Use greased rubber spatula or greased hands to press mixture firmly and evenly in dish. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, cook caramels, milk and salt over medium heat, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted. Pour mixture over bars, and spread evenly. Refrigerate 10 minutes.
  • 4 In double boiler over medium heat or in microwavable bowl in microwave, melt chocolate chips. If using microwave, microwave uncovered on High in 30-second increments, stirring after each, until melted. Pour melted chocolate over caramel; spread evenly. Sprinkle with pecans. Refrigerate until set, 1 to 2 hours. Cut into bars.

Expert Tips

Feel like switching things up a bit? Try other kinds of chocolate or nuts!

With melted marshmallows and caramel in this recipe, cleanup can be a pain. To make things easier, fill your pots with very hot soapy water as soon as you're done using them. Let them soak until you're ready to clean up.

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