Cheerios® Caramel Crisp Bars- General Recipes

Cheerios® Caramel Crisp Bars 6 cups Cheerios® cereal 1 bag (14 oz) caramels 3 tablespoons water 2 cups miniature marshmallows 1/4 cup miniature semisweet candy-coated chocolate candies for baking Chocolate Glaze 1/4 cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips 2 teaspoons shortening

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    Heart Cheerios® Caramel Crisp Bars

    Cheerios® Caramel Crisp Bars

    6 cups Cheerios® cereal
    1 bag (14 oz) caramels
    3 tablespoons water
    2 cups miniature marshmallows
    1/4 cup miniature semisweet candy-coated chocolate candies for baking
    Chocolate Glaze
    1/4 cup semisweet or milk chocolate chips
    2 teaspoons shortening



    1. Butter bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.

    2. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and water uncovered on High 2 1/2 to 4 minutes, stirring after each minute, until smooth. Pour over cereal; gently stir until well coated. Add marshmallows; gently stir. Press evenly in pan, using buttered back of spoon.
    3. In small microwavable bowl, microwave glaze ingredients uncovered on Medium (50%) about 1 minute or until mixture can be stirred smooth; drizzle over bars.
    4. Sprinkle bars with candies. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until bars are firm and glaze is set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.
    Stove-Top Directions: Butter bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan. Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside. In 1-quart heavy saucepan, heat caramels and water over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth. Pour over cereal; gently stir until well coated. Add marshmallows; gently stir. Press evenly in pan, using buttered back of spoon. In 1-quart saucepan, heat glaze ingredients over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth; drizzle over bars. Sprinkle bars with candies. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until bars are firm and glaze is set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store loosely covered.
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    Oh boy, its got chocolate in it

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    Does it matter how I get the Cherrios in my body to help fight heart disease? I can handle this every day!

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    Wow, great recipe, I have been looking for a healthy ( well kinda lol) treat for the GKs.

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    Oh and they are soo good to.. Make a box full yummmm.
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