Honey-Nut Caramel Candy Bars

Caramel centers add unexpected delight to these no-bake marshmallow cereal bars.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
bag (10 oz) large marshmallows
3
cups Honey Nut Cheerios® cereal
3
cups Corn Chex® cereal
1
cup raisins
36
individually wrapped, chewy chocolate-coated caramel candies, unwrapped

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  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add marshmallows; cook, stirring frequently, until melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in both cereals and the raisins until coated well. Pour mixture into pan. With sprayed rubber spatula, spread evenly in pan, pressing lightly.
  • 3 With handle of wooden spoon, make 36 deep indentations in 6 rows of 6 on top of bars. Place 1 candy, deep into each indentation, pressing slightly. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Cut into bars with 1 candy in center of each.
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add marshmallows; cook, stirring frequently, until melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Stir in both cereals and the raisins until coated well. Pour mixture into pan. With sprayed rubber spatula, spread evenly in pan, pressing lightly.
  • 3 With handle of wooden spoon, make 36 deep indentations in 6 rows of 6 on top of bars. Place 1 candy, deep into each indentation, pressing slightly. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Cut into bars with 1 candy in center of each.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Okay, these aren't baked. But they're perfect for a hot day when you don't want to turn on the oven.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.