Browned Butter-Pecan Chewy Crispy Bars

Browned Butter-Pecan Chewy Crispy Bars Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Blakeslee Wright Giles
We love the grown-up flavor of Browned Butter-Pecan Chewy Crispy Bars. They're reminiscent of the treasured childhood treat but have an adult twist.


Serves 20

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Nutritional Information

Calories 105
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Sodium 90 mg


2 tablespoons butter
10 ounce marshmallows
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 cups rice cereal
Cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans


Melt butter over medium-low heat; cook melted butter 3 minutes or until browned. Add marshmallows; stir and cook until melted. Add kosher salt and vanilla to melted marshmallows; stir well. Add cereal; toss well to combine. Press into a 13 x 9-inch pan coated with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with pecans.