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Salted Caramel S'Mores Cereal Bars

5 from 1 vote
Salted Caramel S’Mores Cereal Bars are sweet & chewy, soft yet crispy, and studded with little bits of caramel and sea salt! They get an extra hit of cocoa by using whole grain chocolate cereal, too!
Prep Time:7 mins
Cook Time:5 mins
Total Time:12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, stove top
Servings: 16
Calories: 212kcal
Author: Sip + Sanity | Linda Feller

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp salted butter
  • 10 oz miniature marshmallows
  • 5 cups Chocolate Cheerios or other whole grain chocolate cereal
  • 11 oz caramel bits (1 bag) I use Kraft brand
  • ½ cup chocolate chips or chocolate bar chopped fine
  • 2 pinches coarse sea salt like Maldon

Instructions

  • Coat a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Because you have to work quickly through this recipe, measure out all the ingredients before you start.
  • In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  • Add the cereal. Stir until well coated. Fold in the caramel bits.
  • Use a spatula (or clean hands) spritzed with cooking spray, gently press the mixture into the prepared baking pan.
  • Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave on high in 30 second increments, stirring in-between, until melted. Drizzle it over the top of the cereal. Sprinkle a couple healthy pinches of coarse sea salt over the melted chocolate.
  • Cool completely. Cut into 16 squares.

Nutrition

Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 74IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg

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