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No-Bake Snickers™ Chex™ Bars

no-bake snickers™ chex™ bars Dessert
No-Bake Snickers™ Chex™ Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

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. ...MORE+ LESS-

February 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

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
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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