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Chocolate Cereal Bars Recipe

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"A little bit of chocolate and cocoa goes a long way to give Rice Krispies treats a scrumptious new twist," says Gretchen Hickman of Galva, Illinois. "I especially like these bars because they are crisp, not sticky. They disappear in a flash whenever I serve them."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 69 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 87 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.


  1. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Stir in the marshmallow creme and cocoa; cook and stir until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and cereal. Pat into a 13-in. x 9-in. pan coated with cooking spray. Cool before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Cereal Bars in Light & Tasty December/January 2002, p53

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2013

"These aren't super chocolatey which makes me like them more!

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Reviewed Jul. 6, 2012

"These were just okay. Didn't think they had much of a chocolate flavor. Also, I'm not a big fan of rice crispy bars but the kids like them."

Reviewed Sep. 20, 2011

"My 13-yr old daughter loves these and I feel better serving her these instead of the commercial rice krispie bars. To get them to stick together really good, press very firmly into the pan to really pack them down. We stored these in the fridge and they stayed crisp for quite a while, but they are good either on the counter or in the fridge. No guilt grabbing one of these for a not to sweet, crunchy snack and bring down the calories a bit by using a light butter/marg spread. Definite keeper!"

Reviewed Jan. 13, 2011

"This cookie rates well on taste, but I do not understand how it got in this Low-carb category."

Reviewed May. 21, 2010

"These bars did not stick together. I don't think I did anything wrong, though. When I served them, they were very crumbly.

~ Theresa"

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