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caramel krispie bars

Recipe by
Cindi M. Bauer
Marshfield, WI

These are my all-time favorite marshmallow krispie treats!

yield 24 bars
method Stove Top

Ingredients For caramel krispie bars

  • 2 (8 oz.)
    bags kraft jet-puffed caramel & vanilla swirled marshmallows
  • 1 stick
    butter (8 tablespoons)
  • 8 cups
    kellogg's rice krispies cereal

How To Make caramel krispie bars

  • 1
    Butter the inside of one 13x9x2-inch cake pan, then set the pan aside.
  • 2
    In a large stock-pot, melt the butter over very low heat. (Whenever I make rice krispie bars, I use an 8-quart Teflon coated stock-pot.)
  • 3
    After the butter's melted in the pot, add the marshmallows, and stir until the marshmallows have completely melted.
  • 4
    Remove pot from the heat, add the cereal, and stir until the cereal is evenly coated with the marshmallow mixture.
  • 5
    Press the marshmallow/cereal mixture into the buttered pan.
  • 6
    Let bars sit for 2-3 hours, before cutting them.