Gluten-Free Mexican Hot Chocolate-Cereal Bars

gluten-free mexican hot chocolate-cereal bars Dessert Mexican
Gluten-Free Mexican Hot Chocolate-Cereal Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 18

These Chex™ cereal treats deliver the sweet heat with Mexican hot chocolate flavors.

Updated September 20, 2016


  • 1/4
    cup butter
  • 1
    bag (10 oz) large marshmallows or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 3
    cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal
  • 3
    cups Vanilla Chex™ cereal
  • 2
    cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
  • 1/2
    teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1/4
    cup semisweet chocolate chips


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  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss to coat. Microwave 1 to 1 1/2 minutes longer. Stir until marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended.
  • 3
    Add cereals and red pepper; mix well. Using waxed paper or spatula sprayed with cooking spray, press mixture evenly in pan. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds. Stir until smooth. Spoon melted chocolate into resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut small corner off bag, and pipe chocolate on top of bars. Refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until chocolate is set.
  • 5
    For bars, cut into 6 rows by 3 rows.

  • Increase red pepper to 1 teaspoon for even more heat.
  • Store in airtight container at room temperature.
  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
Trans Fat
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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