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Chocolate Frosted Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Cereal Bars

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“This complete recipe can be doubled. It is best to slice the bars while the chocolate topping is only semi hardened, this will prevent the chocolate from cracking.”

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  1. Pour the rice cereal and chopped peanuts (if using) in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan combine the light corn syrup and white sugar; bring to a boil; continue to boil for 1 minute.
  3. Reduce heat to low and stir in butter or margarine, peanut butter and vanilla until melted and smooth.
  4. Add in mini marshmallows and stir until blended.
  5. Pour the marshmallow mixture into the rice cereal and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  6. Press the mixture into an greased 11 x 7-inch baking pan, flatten with the back of a buttered spoon.
  7. In a microwave-safe bowl microwave the chocolate chips with shortening on HIGH until melted, removing once to stir.
  8. Immediately spread the hot chocolate mixture evenly over the bars; chill to harden the chocolate.
  9. Cut into desired size bars.

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