2 years ago

No-Bake Honey Nut Scooter Bars

These easy peanut butter and chocolate dessert bars make a wonderful weeknight treat for your family!

36 servings
Preparation time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups Malt-O-Meal Honey Nut Scooters
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup salted roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the butterscotch chips, peanut butter and butter.
  2. Cook in the microwave at medium power for 2 minutes; stir and continue to cook in 30-second increments until melted.
  3. Add vanilla extract; stir until smooth.
  4. Fold the cereal into the mixture until combined.
  5. Put the marshmallows in a microwave-safe bowl and cook in the microwave for 1 minute on high; stir until smooth.
  6. Fold the melted marshmallows into the cereal mixture until combined.
  7. Press the mixture into a greased 9×13 pan, using your fingers or the bottom of a measuring cup to flatten the mixture.
  8. Add the chocolate chips to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave them in 30-second increments until shiny; stir until smooth.
  9. Spread the chocolate evenly over the cereal mixture and sprinkle with the chopped peanuts.
  10. Chill until firm, then cut into bars.

Recipe adapted from Post