Chex Scotcheroos

Chex Scotcharoos

Chex Scotcharoos

Special K bars are one of our family favorites.  They are so easy to make I have the recipe memorized!  When I saw this recipe for pretty much the same bars, using Chex cereal, I was curious.  I wondered what the larger pieces of cereal would do to the flavors of the bars.  And with more chips and peanut butter in the frosting, how would that change our traditional bars?  I bought Chex to find out! Continue reading

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Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

I’ve always loved the bars with many layers.  They go by many different names but usually they’re called 7 Layer Bars.  This recipe has 7 layers, and I was pleased one of the layers wasn’t coconut.  I’m not a coconut fan unless it’s toasted on a Girl Scout cookie.  You know those cookies.  I could probably eat an entire box in one sitting.  Ok I did that once.  I ate lettuce sprinkled with water for the rest of the week. Continue reading

Special OK Bars

Special OK Bars

Special OK Bars

While technically these aren’t the Special k bars we all know and love, they do contain Special K cereal.  I was looking for a fast bar recipe and found one that used butterscotch chips.  I was fully stocked on all kinds of chocolate chips but alas, no butterscotch.  Oh well, I’d use a bag of milk chocolate chips with the peanut butter and see what these Special OK bars were like! Continue reading