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HERSHEY'S Chocolate Crispy Bars


17 Min.
Skill Level:
24 bars

Our HERSHEY'S Chocolate Crispy Bars recipe transforms an ordinary marshmallow crispy treat into a chocolaty, salty and sweet snack that's perfect for fall, Halloween or any time! Grab a few HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars, HERSHEY'S COOKIES 'N' CREME Bars, a package of HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips and crunchy pretzels to create these easy chocolate crispy bars. These will surely be a hit when you share a plate with your office, neighbors, kids' teachers or party guests.  Do you have an appetite for crispy treats? This Chocolate Ice Crispy Pie Sundae with a crispy treat pie crust, ice cream and HERSHEY'S Syrup is a must-taste!

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
17 minutes
Cool Time
45 minutes


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  • 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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