Supreme Rice Cereal Bars
These yummy, no-bake chocolate and peanut butter cereal bars are sure to become a family favorite.
Recipe by Grace R. Swenson of Clermont, Iowa.
2 1/2 cups chunky peanut butter - divided use
1 cup light corn syrup
1 cup packed brown sugar
4 cups crisp rice cereal
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup milk
1/2 of a (3.3-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
4 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 3/4 cups (11.5 ounce) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels
- Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll baking pan.
- Heat 2 cups peanut butter, corn syrup and brown sugar in large saucepan over medium heat until mixture is nearly smooth; remove from heat. Stir in cereal until coated. Quickly press cereal mixture onto bottom of prepared pan; set aside.
- Combine butter, milk and pudding mix in large bowl until well combined. Gradually stir in powdered sugar until smooth. Spread pudding mixture evenly over cereal mixture.
- Heat morsels and remaining peanut butter in medium saucepan over low heat until melted and almost smooth. Spread chocolate mixture over pudding mixture. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until chocolate layer is set. Cover; refrigerate for an additional 4 hours or until firm. Cut into bars.
Makes 60 bars.
Tip: Bars can be frozen for longer storage.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/60 of recipe): Calories: 170 Calories from Fat: 80 Total Fat: 9 g Saturated Fat: 3 g Cholesterol: 5 mg Sodium: 100 mg Carbohydrates: 24 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 21 g Protein: 3 g
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