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    Puffed Rice Squares

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    Shar-on's Note:

    As a child I remember that we used puffed rice to make some squares, but have not found a recipe on Zaars, so I have changed one of the recipes to work with making them with puffed rice cereal. The time given as cooking, is actually the setting time. Hope you enjoy them.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    9 x13 pan

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring the syrup and sugar to a boil in a sauce pan. Remove from heat and add peanut butter, mix well.
    2. 2
      In a large mixing bowl mix the syrup mixture and cereal together, starting with 8 cups of cereal and adding the additional cup if needed. Press mixture into a 9x13-inch pan.
    3. 3
      Melt chocolate chips together in a small saucepan on the stove or place the chips in a micro safe bowl, microwaving them on MED for about 2 minutes. Remove and stir until smooth. Spread the chocolate on top of squares.
    4. 4
      Let set at room temperature for a couple of hours, cut into squares and store at room temp in an air tight container.
    5. 5
      If stored in the fridge they will become VERY hard.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 12, 2008

      35

      i made half of this recipe along with a separate half batch of puffed wheat squares by *pamela* using puffed rice for both. i actually didn't do this right because i added the peanut butter and heated it as well instead of after removing it from the heat. i did not use the chocolate chips and they still turned out very sweet, i'm thinking that next time i may just exclude the sugar. they did harden up nicely so that the puffed rice wouldn't get soggy, like it does with rice crispy treats.

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    Nutritional Facts for Puffed Rice Squares

    Serving Size: 1 (984 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 4037.8
     
    Calories from Fat 1336
    33%
    Total Fat 148.4 g
    228%
    Saturated Fat 49.8 g
    249%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 916.2 mg
    38%
    Total Carbohydrate 679.9 g
    226%
    Dietary Fiber 23.4 g
    93%
    Sugars 390.9 g
    1563%
    Protein 62.6 g
    125%

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