Supreme Rice Cereal Bars

Supreme Rice Cereal Bars

Prep:
40 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
60 bars (5 dozen)

Share the joys of making these delicious Supreme Rice Cereal Bars. Even small children in the family will love to help with mixing the tasty rice cereal bars! The recipe brought to you by Grace R. Swenson, Clermont, Iowa.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups chunky peanut butter, divided
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 pkg. of 3.3 oz. (or 4 serving size) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels

Directions

GREASE 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll baking pan.

HEAT 2 cups peanut butter, corn syrup and brown sugar in large saucepan over medium heat until mixture is nearly smooth; remove from heat. Stir in cereal until coated. Quickly press cereal mixture onto bottom of prepared pan; set aside.

COMBINE butter, milk and pudding mix in large bowl until well combined. Gradually stir in powdered sugar until smooth. Spread pudding mixture evenly over cereal mixture.

HEAT morsels and remaining peanut butter in medium saucepan over low heat until melted and almost smooth. Spread chocolate mixture over pudding mixture. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until chocolate layer is set. Cover; refrigerate for an additional 4 hours or until firm. Cut into bars.

NOTE: May freeze for longer storage.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/60 bars (5 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 170
  • Calories from Fat 80

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 9g 13%
  • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 5mg 2%
  • Sodium 100mg 4%
  • Carbohydrates 24g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Sugars 21g
  • Protein 3g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%

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