Special K Dessert Bars

special k bars blog dispThese are one of my favorite no-bake treats, so no heating up the oven—A nice perk during the warm summer months. A wonderful family that I used to nanny for during my college days shared the recipe for these yummy dessert bars with me, and I’ve been making them ever since!

special k bars cerealStart off by putting 6 cups of Special K cereal in a bowl; Then set it aside.

special k bars sugars

Next, melt the sugar and Karo syrup in a saucepan over medium-low heat, just until the sugar dissolves. This takes about 5-8 minutes.

special k bars peanut butterRemove the pan from the heat and stir in the peanut butter.

special k bars wet and dryAdd the peanut butter mixture to the cereal and stir just until everything is combined.

special k bars packed

Pack the cereal mixture into a greased 13x9x2 dish. I grease mine with cooking spray.

special k bars db

Onto the topping! Melt together the chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in a double boiler until creamy.

special k bars doneSpread the chocolaty mixture evenly over the bars. Let the bars cool until the chocolate starts to harden {usually a few hours}. Helpful hint— If you can’t wait that long {like me!} then stick them in the fridge for a little bit and the chocolate will harden quicker.

special k bars completeCut into 24 bars and enjoy this special, sweet treat!!!


Many Blessings,

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