Caramel Rice Krispies Bars by Julie Reese

Caramel Rice Krispies Bars by Julie Reese

1 (14 oz.) bag of caramels, unwrapped
1 (14 oz.) can of sweetened condensed milk
1 stick of butter

Rice Krispies:
1 1/2 sticks of butter, divided
10 cups miniature marshmallows, divided
10 cups of Rice Krispies, divided

Place caramels, sweetened condensed milk, and butter in a bowl and microwave for 3 minutes. Stir until smooth, returning to a microwave if not yet melted; set aside to cool.

In another bowl, melt 6 tablespoons of butter with 4 cups of marshmallows for 70 seconds. Stir until smooth and then pour over 5 cups of the cereal; stir until cereal is coated. Place in a greased 9x13 inch glass dish. Sprinkle 2 cups of miniature marshmallows on top of cereal mixture. Carefully pour caramel mixture over marshmallows; refrigerate to set up. Repeat second layer of rice cereal mixture, using the rest of the butter, marshmallows, and cereal. Place second layer of Rice Krispies misture on top of the caramel layer; chill until firm. Makes 12 to 15 servings for non-lovers of Rice Krispie treats. For lovers, like Doug, possibly 1 serving.

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