Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Not Yo Mama's Rice Krispie Bars

Stop by the linky part at Santa's Gift Shoppe.

One of our family's all time favorite treats is Rice Krispie Bars. I got this recipe from my sister-in-law Janyce over 35 years ago so you can tell it has stood the test of time. These are a MUST for camping trips and just about any other get together we have. It deserves to be served on a pedestal, no really they are that good.
Here they are in the pan. As you can see they have already been tasted a few times.
Here is the recipe:
1 cup sugar
1 cup light Karo syrup
1 cup creamy peanut butter
7 cups Rice Krispie cereal
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup butterscotch chips
Mix the sugar and Karo syrup in a medium sauce pan. Stir over med-high heat until it starts to boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute then remove from heat and add peanut butter, stirring until melted and smooth. Pour over pre-measured cereal in a large bowl. Stir until cereal is coated.
Press into 9x13 pan that has been buttered.
Melt the chocolate chips and butterscotch chips together in a bowl in the microwave for 1 minute at a time stirring until smooth. Pour over cereal mixture and spread with a knife to cover. Let set until chocolate is firm.
(If you can't wait that long then put in refrigerator for about 30 minutes. If you still can't wait that long then put in freezer to hasten the hardening of the chocolate for about 10 minutes.)


Jenglamgirl said...

Yummy yum YUM! My mom was tring to explain a choc. peanut butter rice krispy treat recipe months months ago.. but she couldn't remember it. This sounds EXACTLY like what she was talking about. THANKS, I will have to try. Jenn

Patti said...

These look yummy!! As for your last post - I love those little vases and think they are adorable in the window!!

Saimi said...

Looks yummy! I'll have to give them a try when the boys are home!

Maria said...

Are you going to bring me some of those? Now I am not going to be able to stop thinking about them.

Momza said...

I think I gained a few pounds just looking at the ingredients! THey look delicious!!! Lucky folks that get to eat 'em!

Janiece said...

Oh my gosh...that has been a "family recipe" for as long as I can remember...
and yes...they ARE that good.

Amy said...

OH. MY. GOODNESS.. how I wish I wasn't on a diet! YUMMO!

Lori said...

UM...Yum...I think I know what the daughter and I are having for dinner!! ;)

Lene said...

Janiece totally stole my comment...can you tell we are related.

Try making them with Sugar Smacks, or whatever they call it now. It's the one with the frog on the box. It takes them over the top!

Gina said...

My mom used to make this! I am so glad that I have the recipe now! I cannot wait to make it. :)