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Milky Way Crispy Bars Recipe

What’s not to love about the combination of candy bars and Rice Krispie bars? These give you the crunch of chopped pecans, too. —Phyl Broich-Wessling, Garner, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 Milky Way candy bars (2.05 ounces each), chopped
  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup white baking chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon shortening

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine cereal and pecans; set aside. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine candy bars and butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until smooth, stirring once. Stir into cereal mixture.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan; press down firmly. In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over top. Cool. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 196 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.