Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Scotcharoo Cookies

1 cup Karo syrup
1 cup sugar
2 cups peanut butter
4 cups Rice Krispies
48 Hershey's Chocolate Kisses

In a heavy large sauce pan, bring to a boil Karo and sugar; take off the burner. Add peanut butter and quickly stir until smooth and creamy. Add Rice Krispies and stir until completed incorporated with the peanut butter mixture. Quickly spoon mixture onto waxed paper and immediately press a Hershey's chocolate kiss in the center. Let cool completely not to disturb the Hershey's chocolate kiss before storing in an air tight container.

Review By Lyndee:
When I saw this pin I was so excited to try them. I LOVE scotcharoo bars.  I could eat an entire pan if I tried. They are one of my favorite treats ever.  My mom makes them for us all the time but I have never been able to perfect them like her.  The scotcharoo part goes ok but the frosting is usually a disaster.  The beauty of these cookies is I don’t have to frost them!  And it’s portion control because I can’t cut a piece of the bars the size of a brick. I can just have one chewy, delicious cookie!  And I didn’t have to deal with the mess of greasing up my hands and pressing the substance into a cake pan.  Hello spoon, meet wax paper, flatten and set cookie on top.  I think the kids could’ve made these on their own without me. 
It cost me $2.50 for karo syrup, $2.50 for rice cereal and $4 for the Hershey’s kisses.  I already had peanut butter and sugar at home and I have a plethora of cereal and karo left for other projects.  One batch made about 2 dozen cookies.  You can make it more or less depending on the size you chose.  Mine are about 2 inches in diameter. 
The kids and I put these together in under 10 minutes. They had fun putting the kisses on cookie and loved the outcome.  All five of the Hugen’s give this multiple thumbs up.  It may have even beat out the strawberry yogurt bundt cake as the favorite experiment so far.  If you are looking for a quick, extremely easy and totally tasty treat to take to your next gathering, this is it.  


  1. Very delish! I tried it!

  2. One word...A-mazing! Thanks for letting me try one!

  3. SOOO delicious! Thank you so very much for sharing all their delightfulness. :) Keep up these great experiments.