Chocolate Frosted Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Cereal Bars

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour the rice cereal and chopped peanuts (if using) in a large bowl; set aside.
  • In a heavy-bottomed saucepan combine the light corn syrup and white sugar; bring to a boil; continue to boil for 1 minute.
  • Reduce heat to low and stir in butter or margarine, peanut butter and vanilla until melted and smooth.
  • Add in mini marshmallows and stir until blended.
  • Pour the marshmallow mixture into the rice cereal and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  • Press the mixture into an greased 11 x 7-inch baking pan, flatten with the back of a buttered spoon.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl microwave the chocolate chips with shortening on HIGH until melted, removing once to stir.
  • Immediately spread the hot chocolate mixture evenly over the bars; chill to harden the chocolate.
  • Cut into desired size bars.
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