Do your kids need a delicious energy boost after school? Feeling snacky on a road trip? Try these quick and easy no-bake butterscotch treats. Melted butterscotch paired with crisp cereal, oats and nuts - treat your kids to a yummy and easy snack on the go.
- 3 cups toasted rice cereal
- 1 cup quick oats
- 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, pecans and/or almonds
- 1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
PAPER-LINE or lightly grease 24 muffin cups.
COMBINE cereal, oats, nuts, 1/2 cup morsels and salt in large mixing bowl.
MELT remaining morsels and corn syrup in uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted.
DRIZZLE melted morsel mixture over cereal mixture; stir until combined. Working quickly, press 1/4 cup of mixture into each prepared cup. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes or until firm. Store in tightly covered container(s) at room temperature.
FOR MINI SNACKBITES: Paper-line or grease mini muffin cups. Prepare recipe as above; press about 1 tablespoon of mixture into each prepared cup. Makes about 4 1/2 dozen mini snack bites.
FOR SNACKBITE BARS: Lightly grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Prepare recipe as above and press mixture into prepared pan. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or until firm. Makes 2 dozen bars.
• Morsels can also be melted on top of a double boiler following package melting directions, adding corn syrup to melted morsels.
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Anything with Butterscotch AND no oven is FANTASTIQUE.
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