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Candy Cereal Treats Recipe

Candy Cereal Treats Recipe

These scrumptious bars travel well and are loved by kids of all ages. — Janet Shearer, Jackson, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • TOPPING:
  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup milk chocolate M&M's

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs (do not overmix).
  • 2. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately sprinkle with marshmallows; bake 2-3 minutes longer or until marshmallows are puffed. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. For topping, in a large saucepan, combine the corn syrup, butter and peanut butter chips. Cook and stir over medium heat until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in the vanilla, cereal, nuts and M&M's. Spread over crust. Cool before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 298 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 228mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein

Reviews for Candy Cereal Treats

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2012

"I made this for our church youth group about 4-5 years ago, and I'm still getting requests for it from the kids and adults! It is awesome!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2012

"These are wonderful! Have been making these for years. I sprinkle extra M&M's on the"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 7, 2012

"These are fabulous! Made them for super bowl party and everyone loved em'!"

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