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Chocolate Crunch Squares

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Prep Time: 5 Min

Total Time: 24 Min

Makes: 16 servings


  • 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 3 cups (1/2 of 10-1/2-oz. pkg.) miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, divided
  • 4 cups Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal
  • 4 squares semi-sweet chocolate


  1. Grease 8-inch square pan lightly. Microwave butter and marshmallows in large microwaveable bowl on high 30 sec.; stir. Microwave 30 sec. or until marshmallows are melted when stirred.
  2. Reserve 2 Tbsp. peanut butter for frosting; set aside. Stir remaining peanut butter into marshmallow mixture. Immediately add cereal; toss until well coated. Press mixture into prepared pan.
  3. Microwave chocolate and reserved 2 Tbsp. peanut butter in microwaveable bowl 1 to 1-1/2 min., stirring after 30 sec. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over cereal mixture; spread to cover. Refrigerate 15 min. until frosting is set. Cut into 16 squares.

Tips and Suggestions

Substitute: Prepare as directed, using 4 cups Post Alpha-Bits Wholesome Oat & Corn Cereal.

Special Extra: Add 1/2 cup peanuts with cereal to make an extra-peanutty treat.

Make it Easy: To pat cereal mixture into pan easily, lightly spray finger tips with cooking spray.


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