There's no reason cereal treats need to be confined to Rice Krispies or their crisp rice generic counterparts. Cereal + butter + marshmallows = delicious. Add chocolate to that mix and hello, easy treatland!
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For a quick snack for a crowd, try these easy peanut butter cereal bars topped with dark chocolate.
In the dessert world, fads are generally fueled by good old fashioned nostalgia. I captured the flavor of a classic campfire s'more in another classic, Rice Krispie Treats.
There's something wonderfully nostalgic about cereal-based desserts. While Kix was a favorite cereal in our house growing up, I had never thought of turning it into a dessert. Luckily my well-worn copy of Betty Crocker's Cooky Book, had a recipe for Kix Toffee among the "Company-Best Cookies" recipes. We won't tell your "company" that this recipe is simple. Stupidly simple and really good.
All you need is butter, brown sugar, Kix, vanilla, a pinch of salt, and some chocolate to make this crispy, crunchy cereal-based version of my perennial holiday favorite Chocolate Crack.