Kids will have a great time putting these bars together, but it is best if an adult does the microwaving. The caramels get very hot and could burn someone badly.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 32 BARS
- 1 (14-ounce) bag caramels, unwrapped
- ¼ cup unsalted butter
- ¼ cup water
- 8 cups oat flour, O’s type cereal
- 1 (6.5 ounce) can salted peanuts
- 6 ounces milk chocolate chips
Spray a 3-quart microwaveable casserole dish with cooking spray. Spray a 13" × 9" pan with cooking spray; set aside.
Arrange caramels in a layer over bottom. Sprinkle butter pieces over caramels; pour water over all.
Microwave on high, stirring every minute, for 6 minutes, or until mixture is smooth.
Quickly stir in cereal and peanuts. Stir until cereal is well covered with caramel. Stir in chocolate chips.
Press into prepared pan; let cool.