Chocolate-covered Rice Krispies treats, aka Fudge Krispies

Chocolate-covered Rice Krispies treats, aka Fudge Krispies

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Here’s a tasty retro chocolate fudge recipe from 1984 for Fudge Krispies — essentially chocolate-covered Rice Krispies Treats! This easy recipe deliciously combines chocolate chips, corn syrup, powdered sugar, butter and vanilla with crispy rice cereal.

If you’re trying to remember a recipe from years ago, a very similar dessert from the 70s was known as Rice Krispies’ Wonder Fudge — “A fast, no-fail fudge with crunchy bits.”

PS: For an extra-chocolaty flavor, sprinkle mini chocolate chips on top right after you spread the cereal mixture in the pan.

Homemade Chocolate Rice Crispy Treats
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The original: Fudge Krispies, with homemade goodness in every bite (1984)

Vintage Fudge Krispies recipe (1984)

FOR FUDGE MAKING TIPS & RECIPES, SEE: The ultimate guide for making perfect fudge like your grandma used to make

Chocolate-covered Rice Krispies treats, aka Fudge Krispies

Chocolate-covered Rice Krispies treats

Yield: 4 dozen (48) squares
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes

Here's a tasty retro chocolate fudge recipe from 1984 for Fudge Krispies -- essentially chocolate-covered Rice Krispies Treats! This easy recipe deliciously combines chocolate chips, corn syrup, powdered sugar, butter and vanilla with crispy rice cereal.

For an extra-chocolaty flavor, sprinkle mini chocolate chips on top right after you spread the cereal mixture in the pan.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 cups Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal

Instructions

  1. In 3-quart saucepan, combine chocolate morsels, margarine and corn syrup. Stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir vanilla and sugar into the chocolate mixture. Add Rice Krispies cereal, mixing lightly until well-coated.
  3. Spread evenly in 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan that has been greased or coated with cooking spray.
  4. Chill until firm. Cut into 1-1/2-inch squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 22mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

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