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No-Bake Snickers™ Chex™ Bars

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No-Bake Snickers™ Chex™ Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24
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These chewy-crunchy cereal bars, made with Rice Chex™ cereal and packed with peanut, caramel and chocolate flavor, are an unexpected treat made extra indulgent with a generous topping of chopped Snickers™ bars.
Updated Feb 16, 2018

Ingredients

Bars

  • 8 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1 package (10 oz) peanut butter chips (about 1 2/3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cocktail peanuts
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into tablespoons
  • 1 bag (10 oz) miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup Kraft™ caramel bits

Topping

  • 1 package (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (about 2 cups)
  • 1 bar (1.86 oz) Snickers™ candy, unwrapped, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cocktail peanuts

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Spray large bowl with cooking spray; in bowl, stir together cereal, 2/3 cup of the peanut butter chips and 1/4 cup peanuts.
  • 2
    Spray medium microwavable bowl with cooking spray; add butter and marshmallows. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes or until smooth, stirring after each minute. Stir in caramel bits; microwave 30 seconds. Stir well to blend; a few caramel bits will remain unmelted.
  • 3
    Pour hot marshmallow mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until cereal is well coated. Press firmly in pan.
  • 4
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and remaining 1 cup peanut butter chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until smooth. Spread over bars. Sprinkle chopped candy and 1/4 cup peanuts over top. Let stand about 2 hours or until set.
  • 5
    Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in airtight container at room temperature.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Make sure to really compress the cereal bars in pan; that will make them easier to cut.
  • tip 2
    Caramel bits are small unwrapped caramels pieces that can be found in the baking aisle.

Nutrition

220 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
19g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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