Slow Cooker Caramel Mocha Crunch Bars


(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 83)

I used my slow cooker to melt together the caramel mixture for these incredibly rich and delicious slow cooker caramel mocha crunch bars, which are essentially a sophisticated variation of everybody’s favorite Rice Krispie Treats.

The slow cooker is now my go-to way to melt caramel. I’m much less likely to scorch it.

And clean up is a lot easier too.

Slow Cooker Caramel Mocha Crunch Bars

Weight Watchers Friendly Caramel Mocha Crunch Bars

We all really loved these slow cooker caramel mocha crunch bars.

Because they’re gluten free Mac has been able to enjoy them too.

If you’re a fan of caramel, coffee, and chocolate, the three flavors come together deliciously in this easy recipe.

Definitely a do-over!


Slow Cooker Caramel Mocha Crunch Bars
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Caramel, coffee and chocolate stirred together into rich and irresistible slow cooker caramel mocha crunch bars
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
  • 1 bag (14 ounces) caramels, unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso or coffee powder
  • 7 cups cocoa-flavored crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (white, milk or semisweet), divided
  1. I used my 2-Quart slow cooker.
  2. Place the caramels, butter, water, and espresso powder in your slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 to 2 hours, stirring every 20 minutes or so, until melted, shiny and smooth.
  4. While the caramel is cooking, lightly spray a 9 x 13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray and set it aside.
  5. Add the cereal and stir until well coated. Add ½ cup of the chocolate chips and stir until combined.
  6. Using a large piece of wax paper, press the mixture evenly into the prepared pan. Let stand for 2 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips over the mixture. Using the wax paper, gently press them into the bars. When cool, cut into 24 bars.
Martha’s Notes
Nutrition Estimates Per Serving (1 bar): 156 calories, 4.8 g fat, 27.4 g carbs, 0 g fiber, 1.7 g protein and *4 Weight Watchers Points Plus

I used white chocolate. But milk or semisweet would work too.

Source: Adapted for the slow cooker from The Ultimate Shortcut Cookie Book: 745 Scrumptious Recipes That Start with Refrigerated Cookie Dough, Cake Mix, Brownie Mix or Ready-to-Eat Cereal

If you like slow cooker caramel mocha crunch bars you might also like:

Crock Pot Rice Krispie Treats
Caramel Cranberry Slow Cooker Cookie Bars
Nigella’s Breakfast Bars made Weight Watchers Friendly

*PointsPlus® for slow cooker caramel mocha crunch bars calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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