Snow Covered Crunch Bars

Snow Covered Crunch Bars

Prize-Winning Recipe Fall 2010! Love Chex® Muddy Buddies®? Try this winning bar the same chocolate, peanut butter and Chex® combo.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

36

bars

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1
package (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
2 1/2
cups peanut butter
6
cups Rice Chex® cereal
1/2
to 1 cup powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, 1/2 cup butter and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 15 minutes.
  2. In large microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and the remaining 1/2 cup butter on High about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Add peanut butter; mix until well blended.
  3. Place cereal in 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Using your hands, gently break cereal into small pieces. Gently stir cereal into chocolate mixture until cereal is coated. Spread cereal mixture evenly over cookie crust; gently press. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until bars are set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 16g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 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;
    • 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.