Easter Bunny Scotcheroos
Your favorite snack bar transformed into an adorable Easter treat.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cool Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 8 bunnies
1 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
6 cups crispy rice cereal
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup butterscotch chips
16 ounces frosting OR melted white chocolate for decorating
1 package candy coated chocolate candies for eyes and nose
1 package black licorice for the mouth
1 package pink sprinkles
Cook corn syrup and sugar together in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter; mix well. Add cereal; stir until evenly coated.
Pour into greased 15 x 10 inch pan. Butter hands or spray with cooking spray. Press cereal mixture into pan and pat into place.
Melt chocolate and butterscotch chips together in saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly. Spread over cereal. Cool at least 45 minutes, or until firm.
To make the bunnies, use bunny cookie cutters to cut into shapes. Add a small amount of frosting to cover the bunny surface sprinkle the shredded coconut and use the pink sprinkles to accent the ears.
Use candy-coated chocolate candies for your eyes and noise, black licorice for the mouth.