Cereal Treat Bars

I have never met a person who didn’t absolutely love these bars, they have something for everyone!

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Servings: makes approx. 24 bars

Cereal Treat Bars

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3 cups mini-marshmallows

Topping

  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 10 oz. bag peanut butter chips
  • 2 cups rice krispies cereal
  • 1 cup m&m’s

Instructions

Bar Dough

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Beat in egg yoks and vanilla.
  4. Combine four, baking powder, salt and baking soda, gradually add until crumbly.
  5. Pat into 13 x 9 in greased baking pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle with marshmallows and bake for another 3 minutes until marshmallows are poofed up.
  8. Remove from oven and cool.

Topping

  1. Combine corn syrup, butter and peanut butter chips in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Cook until melted and smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and add cereal.
  4. Add m&m’s candies, stir until combined.
  5. Spread over crust and cool until set.

Cream butter and brown sugar, add egg yolks and vanilla and mix well.

Add flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Mix until crumbly.

The dough will be crumbly like this.

Press the dough into the 13×9 greased baking pan and bake for 12-14 minutes.

Add the mini-marshmallows and then bake for another 3-4 minutes until the marshmallows are puffed up.

While the crust is cooling, it is time to start the topping. Mix the corn syrup, butter and peanut butter chips in a sauce pan over medium heat until smooth and creamy.

While the crust is cooling, it is time to start the topping. Mix the corn syrup, butter and peanut butter chips in a sauce pan over medium heat until smooth and creamy.

Mix the cereal and the m&m’s in and then spread over the marshmallows. Allow to cool and set up. Cut into 24 pieces and enjoy!

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