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Sweet Marie Bars Recipe

Sweet Marie Bars

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"A very rich, sweet bar."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings

Directions

  1. In saucepan, over medium heat, melt corn syrup, peanut butter and brown sugar.
  2. Remove from heat and add cereal. Mix well and press into buttered 9 x 9 inch square pan.
  3. To make icing: Combine the rest of the ingredients. Add more milk, if necessary, until smooth and spreadable.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 09, 2003

I love this receipe, I have been making this receipe for years and have always wanted to add this receipe. I also add 1 tbsp of butter or margarine to the sauce pan when I am melting the peanut butter mixture. I also add 1/2 cup of spanish nuts (peanuts with brown skins on) to receipe before I add the rice krispies. This is amazing, I always make at xmas time or when ever I need to bring squares for an occassion. They are always the first to go

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 08, 2010

These were ok. I used only 1-1/2 T milk and the icing was the perfect consistency. I also put them in the frig for about 15 minutes to set up. If I make them again, I would prefer a more chocolate-y icing...more cocoa or maybe the chocolate chips other reviewers recommended.

 

35 Ratings

Oct 02, 2011

This sweet confection comes together really fast. Be sure to have your dish buttered before you start! I made a double batch of this and put it in a 9 x 11 dish. I followed another reviewer's advice and used 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips melted with 2 Tbs. of butter for the topping. People couldn't keep their hands off these! Next time I will add some chopped peanuts.

 
Jan 30, 2012

I used to eat these as a kid. The only change is for the chocolate topping. Use chocolate chips. Broil in oven just long enough to melt them and spread them.

 
Aug 24, 2011

Really good! I added 2 tablespoons of cocoa instead of teaspoons and it turned out great.

 
Jun 23, 2010

It is tasty bar but the frosting is pretty bad. If it had a more chocolatey, candy-like frosting this would be a 4-5 star recipe.

 
Feb 01, 2010

I made a double batch and used a 9x13 pan. The recipe just says to melt the first 3 ingredients. I actually let them bubble a minute or so and would let them bubble longer the next time so they would set up a little firmer, but that's just a consistency preference of mine. I added an extra 1/2 c. peanut butter to the double batch as I love peanut butter and for the topping, I melted 2 Hershey milk chocolate bars and drizzled them over the top. I used the rice cereal, but think I may try them with corn flakes the next time. They're a delicious addictive sort of treat.

 
Oct 21, 2009

These are awesome! I always double the recipe and use a 9x13 pan. They disappear in a flash. My kids and their friends love them. I store them in the fridge for a firmer texture. Great easy recipe for a snack in a hurry that pleases most anyone.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.2 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 135 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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