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Milk Chocolate Cereal Treats


1 hour
Skill Level
16 bars

Crispy cereal bars are an easy crowd pleaser. Give these treats a boost by adding melted HERSHEY'S KISSES Milk Chocolates to the mix. Get the kids involved with spreading out the marshmallow mixture and then enjoy these cereal treats warm or cooled.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • 1/4 cup
    butter or margarine (1/2 stick)
  • 4 cups
    miniature marshmallows or 40 (10 oz pkg.) marshmallows
  • 4 cups
    crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 tsp
    shortening (do NOT use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
microwave-safe bowls microwave-safe bowls
microwave microwave
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
9-inch  baking pan 9-inch baking pan

Butter 9-inch square pan or 11x7x2-inch pan. Remove wrappers from chocolates.


Place butter in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at High (100%) 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows and 30 milk chocolates; stir to coat with butter. Microwave at High 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at High an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until marshmallows and chocolates are melted when stirred.


Immediately add cereal, stirring until well coated. Press mixture evenly in prepared pan. Cool completely.


Coarsely chop remaining 6 chocolates and place with shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at Medium an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolates are melted and smooth when stirred. Drizzle over cereal mixture in pan. Allow drizzle to set. Cut into bars.

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