Snickers Special-K Bars are a no-bake treat made with special K cereal, peanut butter, chocolate, butterscotch, and loaded with pieces of Snickers candy bars. It’s a special treat that started with my Special K Bars recipe. And, be sure to check out some of my other No-Bake Desserts, too!

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Snickers Special-K Bars

If you love Snickers candy bars and love all the flavors of Special K Bars, you will absolutely love and crave this sweet dessert! The bars have all of the chewiness and flavors of a Special K bar, but with 2 bags of chopped Snickers candy bars added to the mix! It will definitely satisfy the sweetest tooth!

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Ingredients

Cereal: With Special-K in the name, it just makes sense to use Special K cereal. Look for the original variety.

Snickers: I used two bags of fun-sized Snickers, each bar cut into about 5 pieces. You will end up with 4 cups of chopped candy bars.

Peanut Butter: Use creamy or crunchy peanut butter.

Baking chips: Both milk chocolate chips and butterscotch chips were melted and added to the bars. If you don’t like butterscotch, you could stick with all milk chocolate chips.

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How to Store Snickers Special K Bars

Once these bars have set, they will last for about 4 days at room temperature. Be sure they are in an airtight container.

Can I Freeze the Bars?

Sure! I recommend cutting the bars into individual servings first. Then, place the bars into a freezer-safe container with the layers separated by parchment paper. They will last about 3 months in the freezer.

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Can I Use a Different Kind of Cereal?

Well, these are called Special K Bars for a reason. But, you could certainly try other kinds of cereal. You could try these with Rice Krispies or corn flakes to start.

More Delicious Bars

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Snickers Special-K Bars

Prep Time 15 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Snickers Special K Bars are a no-bake treat made with special K cereal, peanut butter, chocolate, butterscotch, and loaded with pieces of Snickers candy bars.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups (186 g) Kellogg's original Special K cereal
  • 2 bags (9.7 ounces each) fun-sized Snickers, chopped into small pieces (about 4 cups chopped), divided
  • cups (300 g) granulated sugar
  • cups (511 g) corn syrup
  • cups (387 g) peanut butter
  • ¾ cup (126 g) milk chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup (126 g) butterscotch chips

Instructions

  • Line a 9×13-inch baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add cereal and half of the chopped Snickers (about 2 cups).
  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat until boiling, 6-7 minutes.
  • Stir in the peanut butter until smooth.
  • Remove from heat. Pour the mixture over the bowl of cereal and Snickers, folding to coat.
  • Using an oiled spatula, pat the cereal mixture into the lined baking dish.
  • Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, add the milk chocolate and butterscotch chips. Heat the chips in 20-second intervals until they have melted and the mixture is smooth with no lumps.
  • Pour the melted chocolate and butterscotch chips over the bars, smoothing with a knife.
  • Top with the remaining 2 cups of chopped Snickers.
  • Let the bars sit for about 10 minutes before cutting and serving.

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Reader Comments

  1. You are a GENIUS, absolute GENIUS!!!! Oh my YUM, YUM, YUM!!! I want to make these now! Snickers are my favorite thing & I have a cupboard that is “my cupboard” filled w/ snickers…& Nutella! 😉 I know exactly what they will be used for! Thank you for taking the time to post this! 🙂 Love your site!!!

  2. These look so good!! I have a peanut allergy, so I’m going to make an Almond Snickers bar, substituting almond butter for the peanut butter, and the almond Snickers for the regular ones.

    So excited!!

      1. I live in Iowa, and we love our “Scotcheroos”! The addition of Snickers Bars was brilliant. They are perfectly chewy and delicious!

  3. I just made these and I’m wondering if 1/2 c milk is right???? My frosting was pure liquid and after 3 1/2 hours is still runny. I even added more powdered sugar before I poured it on as it seemed too runny….the flavor is obviously good but the runny frosting has just ruined them!

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