No-Bake Butterscotch Snack Bites

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 3 min
Cooling Time: 20 min
Yields: 2 dozen snack bites

Description

Do your kids need a delicious energy boost after school? Feeling snacky on a road trip? Try these quick and easy no-bake butterscotch treats. Melted butterscotch paired with crisp cereal, oats and nuts - treat your kids to a yummy and easy snack on the go.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups toasted rice cereal
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, pecans and/or almonds
  • 1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup

Directions

PAPER-LINE or lightly grease 24 muffin cups.

COMBINE cereal, oats, nuts, 1/2 cup morsels and salt in large mixing bowl.

MELT remaining morsels and corn syrup in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted.

DRIZZLE melted morsel mixture over cereal mixture; stir until combined. Working quickly, press 1/4 cup of mixture into each prepared cup. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes or until firm. Store in tightly covered container(s) at room temperature.

FOR MINI SNACKBITES: Paper-line or grease mini muffin cups. Prepare recipe as above; press about 1 tablespoon of mixture into each prepared cup. Makes about 4 1/2 dozen mini snack bites.

FOR SNACKBITE BARS: Lightly grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Prepare recipe as above and press mixture into prepared pan. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or until firm. Makes 2 dozen bars.

TIP:
• Morsels can also be melted on top of a double boiler following package melting directions, adding corn syrup to melted morsels.

No-Bake Butterschotch Snack Bites

by J. J , Franklin, PA on Jul. 2009

I made these treats today..... They are very good. Easy, with ingredients on hand...

So very good!

by R. Rebecca , Butler, PA on Jul. 2009

So easy to make, so easy to munch! If you're not careful, you can eat half the batch without realizing it! My husband loves these, so I know I will be making them again real soon!

kids treat

by A. Alice , Winston, OR on Jul. 2009

My boys loved these when i made them they could not get enough of them

Very, Very Good!

by J. Jan , Blytheville, AR on Jul. 2009

I made these and brought to work this morning.....gone immediately!

No-Bake Butterscotch Bites

by B. Barbara , Marion, MI on Jul. 2009

Toasted rice cereal snack bars are always a favorite treat. Butterscotch and pecans made for a tasty combination. Easy to make, simple ingredients, and no oven needed.

Quick and tasty

by K. KATHY , South Daytona, FL on Jul. 2009

Very easy to put together. The big kids liked them as much as the little ones.

FANTASTIQUE

by A. Anne , Stevensville, MD on Jul. 2009

Anything with Butterscotch AND no oven is FANTASTIQUE.

No-Bake Butterscotch Snack Bites

by L. Linda , Silver Spring, MD on May. 2009

Love, Love this recipe. Very easy to make.

Nostalgic treat from my childhood

by S. Susan , Grass Lake, MI on May. 2009

My mom used to make these bars for refreshments at my Brownie meetings, at least 40 years ago. Seeing the recipe brought back many memories, of my loving mom and old friends. Thank you.