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      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 13×9-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 13×9-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.
      Thanks to –© 2008 and ®/™ General Mills

    • #406528

      Oh boy, its got chocolate in it 🙂

    • #406553

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

    • #406717

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

    • #406721

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

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Cheerios® Caramel Crisp Bars