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  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Krispie Bars

    May 25, 12 • Helen • Desserts, Sweet TreatsNo CommentsRead More »
    Reese’s Peanut Butter Krispie Bars

    Remember when we used to be satisfied with cupcakes with a little frosting, a chocolate chip cookie or plain old Rice Krispie Treats?  It seems like forever ago.  Now everything seems to need to be “stuffed with”, “topped with” or with something unexpectedly “tossed into” the mix.  With each additional ingredient, those basic, traditional recipes seem to explode with more flavor and are stylishly presented with ingredients that not only compliment the taste, but make them photo-worthy as well. I have a recipe that was passed on to me called Peanut Butter Krispie Bars, but are better known as Scotcheroos.  This recipe  is a bit different, but a not too sweet take on the original, so far with rave reviews! Reese’s Peanut Butter Krispie Bars 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup peanut butter (I prefer creamy) 1 1/2 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup 9 cups Rice Krispie Cereal 12 Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, regular size First, put your peanut butter cups in the freezer.  Measure the Rice Krispies into a large mixing bowl; set aside.  Measure the sugar, peanut butter and Karo into a heavy-bottom 3-qt pan; heat on stove at medium temperature, stirring frequently, until the sugar dissolves (not gritty) and the mixture is smooth.  While the peanut butter mixture is on the stove, take the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups out of the freezer, unwrap and chop each peanut butter cup into

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