Chocolate Malt Crispy Bars

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 dozen

Updated: Feb. 12, 2022
These chunky, chewy squares are a feast for the eyes. Malted milk flavor coats this treat from top to bottom. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Chocolate Malt Crispy Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (10 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 5 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup malted milk powder, divided
  • 4 cups malted milk balls, chopped, divided
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. In a Dutch oven, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in the cereal, 3/4 cup malt powder and 2-1/2 cups malted milk balls. Press into a greased 13x9-in. pan.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Stir in remaining malt powder. Spread mixture over cereal bars. Sprinkle with remaining malted milk balls; press into chocolate. Let stand until set. Using a serrated knife, cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts

1 bar: 256 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.