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HERSHEY'S Chocolate Crispy Bars


1 hour 15 minutes
Skill Level
24 bars

A mishmash of all your favorite candies and flavors is the perfect snack for Halloween, right? Frankenstein would be proud. Grab a bag of HERSHEY’S milk chocolate bars, HERSHEY’S cookies ‘n’ creme candy bars and HERSHEY’S milk chocolate chips to create the ultimate crispy bar. This easy dessert recipe is your new go-to for costume parties, movie nights, covered candy dishes and fall candy gift bags. They’re like crispy treats but amped up with chocolaty, salty, crunchy and gooey flavors to go along with all your favorite fall and Halloween activities.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
17 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes


  • About 8 (1.55 oz bars)
    HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bar and HERSHEY'S Cookies 'N' Crème Bar, desired combination
  • 2 cups
  • 3/4 cup
    butter or margarine (1-1/2 sticks)
  • 9 cups
    miniature marshmallows (1-1/2 bags each 10 oz)
  • 7-1/2 cups
    crisp rice cereal or puffed rice
  • 1-1/2 cups
    mini pretzels


Equipment Needed 
baking dish baking dish
parchment paper Parchment Paper
measuring cups Measuring Cups
microwave-safe bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
microwave Microwave
saucepan Saucepan
stove top Stovetop
cutting board Cutting Board

Butter 13x9x2-inch dish. Line base and sides with parchment paper; butter paper. Set aside. Remove wrappers from candy bars; break into sections. Combine in desired flavor amounts to get 3 cups candy bar sections. Set aside.


Pace chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at medium an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and smooth when stirred.


Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat. Add marshmallows, stirring to coat. As they start to melt, add melted chocolate chips; continue stirring. Gradually start to add cereal, continuing to stir. Stir in about 2-1/4 cups candy bar sections and 1 cup pretzels, mixing just until coated but not melted. Quickly press mixture into prepared dish. Immediately sprinkle remaining pretzels and candy bar sections over surface, pressing in lightly. (There will be some melting of candy bars). Cool completely.


To serve, lift out of pan using parchment paper as handles; place on cutting board. Peel sides down; cut into squares.

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