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Ingredients

6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
1 cup sugar
1 cup Karo syrup
1 cup peanut butter
6 ounces chocolate chips
6 ounces butterscotch chips

Instructions

Measure Rice Krispies into a large bowl and set aside. In a medium saucepan, bring to a boil the sugar and Karo syrup. Remove from heat and stir in the peanut butter. Add this mixture to the Rice Krispies. Fold with a large spoon until cereal is coated; spread into a greased 10x13-inch oblong pan. Let cool. In a bowl, melt the chocolate and butterscotch chips in the microwave. Blend and stir, then spread over cooled Rice Krispies treats. Cover and store in refrigerator until ready to serve. Makes 24 2-inch bars.

Margo Brooks, Erie




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