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    Special K Bars

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    hwocken's Note:

    This recipe started out as a way to avoid eating my school's special k bars. I didn't like the way they tasted. With this recipe you can add as much or as little chocolate as you like. This recipes has a perfect amount of chocolate and peanut buttery-ness to make it almost seem to melt in your mouth.

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    Serves: 12



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    Peanut Butter Mixture

    Chocolate Frosting

    • 1 (16 ounce) bag of real semi- sweet chocolate chips
    • 0.5 (16 ounce) bag butterscotch chips


    1. 1
      Combine corn syrup, sugar and peanut butter in a large pot until mixture is a liquid. Add Special K to the pot. Coat Special K in the pot until everything looks evenly coated. Remove from heat and place in a greased 9x13 pan. Level bars. In a microwavable bowl add chocolate chips and butterscotch chips. Microwave for a minute and a half. Take out and stir. Keep microwaving until chocolate is smooth. Pour over bars and spread chocolate to desired thickness. Refrigerate until chocolate is hard or set out overnight.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 27, 2009


      I have made these many times and they are some of our family's favorites! I use 1 bag of both chocolate chips and butterscotch chips, and also add a tsp of vanilla when adding peanut butter!

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    • on December 20, 2009


      This is the closest version of the recipe I use that I could find on this site. The only change is that I use 1 cup of milk chocolate chips and 1 cup of butterscotch chips as I don't like the chocolate topping too thick. My family's FAVORITE treat since the 70's!

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    Nutritional Facts for Special K Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (149 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 676.2
    Calories from Fat 300
    Total Fat 33.3 g
    Saturated Fat 14.6 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 298.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 92.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    Sugars 62.5 g
    Protein 13.5 g

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