Show Subscription Form




Chocolate Ribbon Bars Recipe
Chocolate Ribbon Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Chocolate Ribbon Bars Recipe

Publisher Photo
No one will be able to eat just one of Gail Wiese's yummy Chocolate Ribbon Bars, full of butterscotch, peanut butter and chocolate flavor. Unlike similar crispy cereal treats, these aren't sticky! "Over the years I've accumulated quite a few recipes from my co-workers, and this one is easy to prepare," writes Gail from her home in Athens, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 to 11 ounces) butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 8 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 260 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt butterscotch chips and peanut butter; stir until smooth. Gradually stir in cereal until well coated. Press half of the mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan; set remaining mixture aside.
  2. In another large microwave-safe bowl, melt semisweet chocolate chips and butter. Stir in water until blended. Gradually add the confectioners' sugar, stirring until smooth.
  3. Spread over cereal layer. Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes or until chocolate layer is set. Spread remaining cereal mixture over the top. Chill before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Chocolate Ribbon Bars in Taste of Home June/July 2004, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 260 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Ribbon Bars

AVERAGE RATING
   (7)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (6)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2014

"Been making these for a number of years now--always a hit when I bring them to work. Hubby loves them too....when he can get his hands on them."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2010

"Everyone loved these! the only problem I had was that the crispies didn't seem to want to stick to the chocolate. May have to press them together harder or move faster so that the chocolate doesn't have time to firm up."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2008

"These are good! My ten-year old and her friends gobbled them up."

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT