65g (large) Mars bars, chopped
3 ounces (90g or ¾ stick)
Three to four cups of rice crispies
8 ounces (250g) chocolate
1 ounce (30g or ¼ stick)
Combine the 3 ounces of margarine
and the chopped Mars bar pieces
in a microwaveable bowl and melt
on a medium heat. Do not overheat.
Stir in the rice crispies until
they are well covered by the mixture.
If the mixture becomes too hard
when you stir in the rice crispies,
put back in the microvave for
a few seconds.
Line a 9" (23cm) square tin
with greaseproof paper (vegetable
parchment or waxed paper) and
spread the mixture evenly into
Melt the one ounce of margarine
and all the chocolate in a microwaveable
bowl on a medium heat and spread
over the mixture in the tin. Do
not overheat the chocolate. If
you do, add two or three drops
of cooking oil and beat with a
spoon until it has smoothed out
Allow the mixture and chocolate
to cool and cut into squares.
bars, with their nougat centre with
toffee on top and covered with milk
chocolate, are a favourite the world
over. And the snap, crackle, pop of
rice crispies are found everywhere,
including Scotland. Put the two together
and you get a treat that's enjoyed by
children (big and small) everywhere.
And not a deep fried Mars bar in sight!