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Cereal and Toffee Dessert Bars

Yield 20 servings (serving size: 1 bar)
Imaginations can run wild creating different variations of this dessert. Use any combination of crisp cereals and any flavor of light ice cream your family likes.

Ingredients

  • 4 (1.4-ounce) bars chocolate-covered English toffee candy bars, crushed
  • 8 cups vanilla light ice cream, softened
  • 4 cups crispy rice cereal squares, coarsely crushed
  • 2 cups whole-grain toasted oat cereal
  • 2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/3 cup flaked sweetened coconut, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 259
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 10.8 g
  • satfat 5.8 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 4.6 g
  • carbohydrate 35.1 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 37 mg
  • iron 3.1 mg
  • sodium 157 mg
  • calcium 167 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir crushed candy into ice cream in a large bowl. Cover and freeze until ready to use.

  2. Combine rice cereal squares and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring until well blended. Press 3 1/2 cups cereal mixture in bottom of a 13 x 9–inch metal baking pan coated with cooking spray.

  3. Spread softened ice-cream mixture over cereal mixture; top evenly with remaining cereal mixture. Cover and freeze 8 hours or until firm. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting into bars.

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  5. Young Chefs can:

  6. Sprinkle crushed candy into ice cream

  7. Combine measured cereals

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  9. Older Chefs can:

  10. Press cereal mixture into pan

  11. Spread ice-cream mixture over cereal mixture