Chocolate Cereal Bars

Today I made Chocolate Cereal Bars!

Adapted from dozens of recipe websites.

10.5 oz mini marshmallows, 1/2C peanut butter, 1C chocolate chips or 1 1/4C chocolate chunks, 1/2C butter, 2-4C corn flakes, 1C peanuts

Melt first 4 ingredients together over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat when smooth. Stir in peanuts. Add corn flakes pursuant to desired crunchiness. If you want fudgier bars, add 2C; if you want more cookie-like bars, add 4C. Press into greased 9″X13″ dish. Chill one hour before serving. Cut into bars.

Chocolate PB Cereal Treats

Today I made Chocolate PB Cereal Treats!

Adapted from dozens of recipe websites.

1C sugar, 1C corn syrup, 1 1/4C chunky peanut butter, 6oz chocolate chips, 3 1/2C crisp rice cereal

Bring sugar and corn syrup to a rolling boil. Remove from heat. Add peanut butter. Stir until smooth. Add cereal and mix well. Press into jelly roll pan. Melt chocolate chips. Spread over top.

Choc PB Cereal Treats

Cool to room temperature before serving.

Choc PB Cereal Treats

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Today I made Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars!

1 1/2T butter, 2C mini marshmallows, 1/4C peanut butter, 3C puffed rice cereal, 2T butter, 1 1/2C sugar, 5oz evaporated milk, 1/4t salt, 2C mini marshmallows, 1C chocolate chips, 3/4C peanut butter, 1t vanilla, 1/2C halved cherries

Heat 1 1/2T butter on low until melted. Add 2C marshmallows and 1/4C peanut butter. Stir constantly until melted. Remove from heat. Add cereal. Blend well.

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Spread mixture evenly into a 9″X13″ greased baking dish.

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Heat remaining butter, sugar, evaporated milk and salt until boiling, stirring constantly. Boil 5 minutes while stirring. Remove from heat. Add remaining marshmallows, chocolate chips, remaining peanut butter and vanilla.

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Stir quickly until well blended. Pour onto mixture in baking dish. Spread evenly.

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Press halved cherries lightly into chocolate mixture. Let cool. Chill one hour or until set.

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Bars

Cereal Chip Cookies

Today I made Cereal Chip Cookies!

3/4C butter, 2 eggs, 1t vanilla, 1/2t salt, 1C sugar, 2T milk, 2 1/4C flour, 1/2t baking soda, 2C mini chocolate chips, 2 1/2C crushed frosted flakes

Preheat oven to 375F.

CerealChipCookies

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Form into 1″ balls and roll in cereal.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Place on cookie sheet.

Cereal Chip Cookies

Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Cereal Chip Cookies