“I am always searching for this recipe so I decided to post this to prevent my loss of it forever. I am always asked for this recipe when I bring it places. This is a recipe that came from my grandmother and I LOVE them! They are picky at times and can turn out over cruncy but we've found that 10 seconds or so in the microwave make them perfect again! I haven't seen this one on Recipezaar yet. A few tips: Follow the 'counts', this ratio works; make sure to use LOW heat; margarine works better than butter; cover as soon as you finish pressing into pan. Note: Cooking time includes possible stovetop time”
12-16 bars

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 32 individual unwrapped caramels
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 20 large marshmallows
  • 4 -6 cups Rice Krispies or 4 -6 cups puffed rice cereal
  • 1 cup M&M'


  1. In medium saucepan combine caramels and margarine. Stir over LOW heat until caramels are melted (this takes awhile).
  2. Stir in marshmallows and cook slowly stirring until smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and add cereal. Stir to coat.
  4. Stir in M&M's.
  5. With greased hands or spatula put mixture into greased 9x13" pan and press down.
  6. Cover immediately.
  7. Let stand until firm.

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