Crispy Chocolate-Marshmallow Treats
Bittersweet chocolate and cocoa powder give a classic cereal bar a devilish twist.
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- Yield: Makes 16
Source: Everyday Food, October 2008
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for pan
- 1 bag (10 1/2 ounces) mini marshmallows
- 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa (spooned and leveled)
- 6 cups crisp rice cereal
- 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
Butter an 8-inch square baking pan. Line bottom and two sides with parchment paper, leaving a 2-inch overhang on both sides. Butter paper; set pan aside.
In a large saucepan, combine butter, marshmallows, and cocoa. Cook over medium, stirring frequently, until melted, about 6 minutes; stir in rice cereal. Press rice mixture into prepared pan; drizzle with melted chocolate. Let cool to room temperature; cut into 16 bars. (To store, keep in an airtight container at room temperature, up to 5 days.)