I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, January 27, 2014

S'more Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie Treats meet S'mores.  I don't image it's low in calories, but oh how delicious.

(serves 24)

Crust Ingredients:
*1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (I make my own)
*1/2 cup granulated sugar
*1/2 cup butter, melted

Rice Krispie Ingredients:
*1 cup light corn syrup
*1 cup granulated sugar
*1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
*1 cup peanut butter
*6 cups rice krispies
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*2 cups milk chocolate chips

Marshmallow Ingredients:
*5 large egg whites
*1 1/2 cups sugar

Crust Directions:
~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Spay a 9x13 inch pan with a cooking spray.
~In a medium bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs & sugar.
~Mix in melted butter until combined.
~Press mixture into the bottom of prepared pan.
~Bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.
~Remove from heat and set aside.

Rice Krispie Directions:
~In a large saucepan combine corn syrup, sugar & unsweetened cocoa.
~Cook over medium heat, stirring often until sugar & cocoa is dissolved and just short of a boil.
~Remove from heat.
~Stir in vanilla & peanut butter. Stir until peanut butter is melted.
~Add rice krispies and stir until well coated.
~Melt chocolate chips over a double boiler. 
~Spread melted chocolate chips over crust.
~Press mixture into pan over the chocolate
~Let cool completely.

Marshmallow directions:
~In a double boiler, combine egg whites & sugar.  
~Bring mixture to 160 degrees, whisking constantly.
~Place mixture into a large mixing bowl.
~Whisk on high speed until mixture doubles in size and form's stiff peaks (about 10-14 minutes).
~Spread marshmallow over the rice krispies.
~Place under a broler for 1-2 minutes, or until top starts to turn a golden brown (be very careful not to burn, check often).
~Cut into squares and enjoy.

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