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No-Bake Snickers™ Chex™ Bars

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24
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These chewy-crunchy cereal bars, made with Rice Chex™ cereal and packed with peanut, caramel and chocolate flavour, are an unexpected treat made extra indulgent with a generous topping of chopped Snickers™ bars.
Created Apr 5, 2018
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  • 8 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1 package (300 g) peanut butter chips (about 1 2/3 cups)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cocktail peanuts
  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into tablespoons
  • 1 bag (250 g) miniature marshmallows (about 5 cups)
  • 1/2 cup Kraft™ caramel bits

  • 1 package (12 oz/340 g) semisweet chocolate chips (about 2 cups)
  • 1 bar (1.86 oz/52 g) Snickers™ candy, unwrapped, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cocktail peanuts


  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Spray large bowl with cooking spray; in bowl, stir together cereal, 2/3 cup of the peanut butter chips and 1/4 cup peanuts.
  • 2
    Spray medium microwavable bowl with cooking spray; add butter and marshmallows. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes or until smooth, stirring after each minute. Stir in caramel bits; microwave 30 seconds. Stir well to blend; a few caramel bits will remain unmelted.
  • 3
    Pour hot marshmallow mixture over cereal mixture in bowl; stir until cereal is well coated. Press firmly in pan.
  • 4
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and remaining 1 cup peanut butter chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until smooth. Spread over bars. Sprinkle chopped candy and 1/4 cup peanuts over top. Let stand about 2 hours or until set.
  • 5
    Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in airtight container at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Make sure to really compress the cereal bars in pan; that will make them easier to cut.
  • Tip 2
    Caramel bits are small unwrapped caramels pieces that can be found in the baking aisle.
  • Tip 3
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Nutrition Information

220 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 31g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 24
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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