June 24, 2009 in Food

Karo Syrup Layered S’more Bars a sweet kids treat

 

Create a great tasting kids cookie for the new Karo Corn Syrup Kids Cookie Contest at the Spokane County Interstate Fair for a chance to win $100.

The recipe must contain any kind of Karo syrup and have fewer than 10 ingredients. There is also a no-bake category.

Any age may enter. Contest details and guidelines are available in the exhibitors guide online at www.spokanecounty.org/fair/sif or from the fair office at (509) 477-1776.

Here’s a recipe from Karo syrup for inspiration.

Layered S’more Bars

18 whole graham crackers

2 cups crispy rice cereal

1 cup light corn syrup

1/3 cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

6 milk chocolate candy bars

1 package (10 ounces) mini marshmallows

1/3 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips

Spray 13- by 9-inch pan with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Crumble graham crackers by hand into small pieces. Combine with cereal in a large mixing bowl; set aside.

Combine corn syrup and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat (see note). Cook 4 to 5 minutes until mixture just comes to a boil around edges, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in butter, baking soda and vanilla. Pour syrup over cereal mixture and stir to coat completely.

Pour mixture into prepared pan; press firmly to level. Place chocolate bars in a single layer over cereal mixture; sprinkle with marshmallows. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until marshmallows are puffed and lightly browned.

Remove from oven and top with mini chocolate chips. Refrigerate for 1 hour until firm; cut into squares. Store in air-tight container for up to 2 days.

Note: Corn syrup and brown sugar can also be heated in the microwave. Place corn syrup and brown sugar in a 1-quart microwave safe bowl, microwave on HIGH (100 percent) for about 2 minutes or until syrup boils.

Yield: 24 bars

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