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Death By Chocolate Crunch Bars

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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16
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These Deathy By Chocolate Crunch Bars bring everything into a chocolate brownie bar that you can imagine. You start with a base of Betty Crocker™ Fudge Brownie Mix and then layer in peanut butter candies with a crunchy shell, Count Chocula™ cereal, peanut butter and chocolate chips. Top the bars with Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy Chocolate Frosting. Each bite has sweet chocolate and peanut butter flavor to die for.
Updated Dec 7, 2020
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Fudge Brownie Mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
  • 1 cup from 1 tub (16 oz) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy Chocolate Frosting
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter candy in a crunchy shell
  • 3 1/2 cups Count Chocula™ cereal
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/3 cups (8 oz) semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Line 9-inch square pan with foil; spray cooking spray on bottom only of foil.
  • 2
    Make and bake brownies as directed on box for 9-inch pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Frost brownies with frosting. Sprinkle with peanut butter candies; refrigerate while making cereal mixture.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, measure 3 cups of the cereal; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, melt peanut butter and chocolate chips over low heat, stirring constantly. Pour over cereal in bowl, stirring until evenly coated. Spread over frosted brownies.
  • 4
    Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cereal, slightly pressing on top. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until set before cutting. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    These bars are best cut when cold. Store bars tightly covered in refrigerator.


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