Mr. Food: Whatdoyoucallem Bars

Mr. Food: Whatdoyoucallem Bars

What You’ll Need

  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter, divided
  • 1 (10-ounce) package marshmallows
  • 6 cups peanut butter crunch cereal
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable shortening

What to Do

  1. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a soup pot over low heat, melt 1/2 stick butter. Add marshmallows and stir constantly until melted. Remove from heat and stir in cereal; mix until evenly coated. Spoon mixture into baking dish and evenly press down.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt remaining butter. Add condensed milk, corn syrup, vanilla, and brown sugar; cook 5 to 8 minutes, or until thickened and golden in color, stirring constantly. Evenly pour over cereal mixture; set aside 15 minutes.
  4. In a small microwaveable bowl, combine chocolate chips and shortening. Microwave 60 to 90 seconds, or until smooth, stirring occasionally. Gently spread over caramel mixture. Let cool 1 hour, or until firm, then cut into bars.