Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Cereal Bars

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Ingredients

Base

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows
4
cups Cocoa Puffs™ brownie crunch cereal
4
cups Cocoa Puffs™ cereal

Filling

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
2
cups powdered sugar
2
teaspoons milk

Topping

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
cup candy-coated peanut butter pieces, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave 1/4 cup butter uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss until coated. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute 15 seconds to 1 minute 45 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in cereals. Press evenly in pan.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread filling evenly over base.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/4 cup butter uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Spread over filling. Sprinkle with peanut butter pieces. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
25g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.