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Chocolate-Peanut-Marshmallow Bars

Bring these mix-easy, sweet and salty, gooey and crunchy bars to a potluck, and you’re bound to go home with an empty pan!

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:1 hr 30 min
Makes:60 bars

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Rice Chex®
Ingredients
1box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
6tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1egg
3cups miniature marshmallows
1cup butterscotch chips
1cup semisweet chocolate chips
6cups Rice Chex® cereal
2cups salted dry-roasted peanuts
Tips
Make cleaner cuts in bars with marshmallows by spraying the knife with cooking spray (over a paper towel or plate) or oiling before cutting.
Having a party? Make the shape more interesting by cutting into triangles.
Preparation Directions
1.Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In large bowl, beat cake mix, butter and egg with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. Press in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan using plastic wrap. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Sprinkle with marshmallows. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until marshmallows puff.
2.In large microwavable bowl, microwave butterscotch and chocolate chips uncovered on Medium-High (70%) 1 minute; stir. Microwave 1 to 2 minutes longer, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in cereal and peanuts.
3.Immediately spoon cereal mixture over hot marshmallow layer. Let stand about 1 hour or until cool and set. For bars, cut into 10 rows by 6 rows. Store loosely covered.
Nutritional Information
1 Bar: Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 50); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 130mg; Total Carbohydrate 15g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 8g); Protein 2% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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