Desserts made out of candy? Kids growing up in the late ’60s and early ’70s probably could hardly believe their good luck when this Snickers bar chocolate rice pudding recipe first appeared.
This Snickers dessert recipe was one of several featured in “Party Recipes Made With Your Favorite Candies,” an insert in the December 1969 issue of Family Circle magazine. The mini-cookbook was a promo piece from candymakers m&ms/Mars, created to show off some new ways to use their popular chocolate candies and candy bars.
3. While rice cooks, combine custard mix, milk and egg yolk in a large saucepan; add bar pieces. Cook. following custard label directions; pour over hot rice and stir in almond extract. Let stand, stirring several times, 10 minutes.
4. Pour into a 6-cup mold. Chill 4 hours, or until firm.
5. To unmold: Run a small knife or spatula around top of the mold to loosen pudding. Cover mold with serving plate; turn upside down; shake gently; lift off mold. Garnish with whipped cream and pieces of Mars Double Crunch bar, if you wish.