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Reese’s Puffs Cereal Bars

2017 February 21
by Emily Hill

Fans of Reese’s Puffs cereal will love the chocolaty, peanut buttery, marshmallowy goodness found in these Reese’s Puffs cereal bars!

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Reeses Puffs Cereal Bars -- Fans of Reeses Puffs cereal will love the chocolaty, peanut buttery, marshmallowy goodness found in these Reeses Puffs cereal bars! | isthisreallymylife.com

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While there’s nothing wrong whatsoever with the classic rice krispie treat—I can eat them by the pan full—sometimes a girl’s gotta mix things up. Because sometimes you have a family-size box of Reese’s Puffs cereal and a bag of mini marshmallows in the pantry and you so want to find out if you can make a peanut buttery, chocolaty, puffs-y version of everyone’s favorite marshmallow treat.

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Reeses Puffs Cereal Bars -- Fans of Reeses Puffs cereal will love the chocolaty, peanut buttery, marshmallowy goodness found in these Reeses Puffs cereal bars! | isthisreallymylife.com

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I mean, it’s been done with Lucky Charms and Trix cereals and those turned out deliciously well,

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Reeses Puffs Cereal Bars -- Fans of Reeses Puffs cereal will love the chocolaty, peanut buttery, marshmallowy goodness found in these Reeses Puffs cereal bars! | isthisreallymylife.com

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Who doesn’t love a dessert you can make using four ingredients and have ready to serve in about 10 minutes…or less if you eat it straight from the pot and ignore the 9×13-inch pan altogether.

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Reeses Puffs Cereal Bars -- Fans of Reeses Puffs cereal will love the chocolaty, peanut buttery, marshmallowy goodness found in these Reeses Puffs cereal bars! | isthisreallymylife.com

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These Reese’s Puffs cereal bars were gone within hours. And even if I hadn’t given a third of the pan to our neighbors to stop me from eating them all, the rest of the family would have licked the pan clean by bedtime. If you love Reese’s Puffs cereal, you totally have to whip up a batch of these Reese’s Puffs cereal bars!

Printable recipe for Reese’s Puffs cereal bars below. Enjoy!
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Reeses Puffs Cereal Bars -- Fans of Reeses Puffs cereal will love the chocolaty, peanut buttery, marshmallowy goodness found in these Reeses Puffs cereal bars! | isthisreallymylife.com

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Reese's Puffs Cereal Bars
 
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Fans of Reese's Puffs cereal will love the chocolaty, peanut buttery, marshmallowy goodness found in these Reese's Puffs cereal bars!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 8 cups Reese's Puffs cereal
  • 1 (10-oz) package mini marshmallows
  • 3 T butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Prepare a 9x13-inch pan by spraying with cooking spray.
  2. Melt butter over low heat in a large saucepan. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  3. Add the Reese's Puffs cereal and gently stir until cereal is well coated.
  4. Use wax paper (or lightly grease your hands) and press the mixture firmly into the pan.
  5. Allow to cool before cutting into bars. Store in an airtight container.

 
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If you’re a fan of cereal bars and/or krispie treats, check out these delightful desserts!

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Lucky Charms Treats -- quick and easy and delightfully delicious!


Lucky Charms treats

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Smores Rice Krispie Treats -- Classic rice krispie treats are topped with marshmallows, crushed Golden Grahams and a drizzle of semisweet chocolate.


S’mores rice krispie treats

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Red Velvet Rice Krispie Treats - slight cocoa flavor with a drizzle of white chocolate. Perfect dessert for Valentines Day (or Christmas)!


Red velvet krispie treats

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