Puppy Chow

There are three sweets we make with cereal; Peanut Butter Rice Krispies BarsSpecial K Bars, and Puppy Chow.  Guess who’s forgotten to add Puppy Chow to their blog of family favorites?  Yes, that would be me.  I didn’t realize I hadn’t covered it.  The cereal.  With chocolate.  And powdered sugar.  Very simple to make!
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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

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