Chocolate-Peanut Butter Crispy Treats

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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Crispy Treats
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
30 mins
Slow Cook Time:
90 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
Servings:
36
Yield:
36 treats

Ingredients

  • 2 10 ounce packages tiny marshmallows

  • 6 tablespoon butter, cut up

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter

  • 8 cup chocolate-flavor crisp rice cereal

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped dry roasted peanuts

  • 2 ounce peanut butter-flavor pieces, melted

  • ½ teaspoon shortening

  • 2 ounce semisweet chocolate, melted

Directions

  1. Butter the inside of a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add the first three ingredients (through peanut butter) to prepared cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low about 1 1/2 hours or until smooth, stirring every 30 minutes. Gently stir in cereal and peanuts.

  3. Use buttered hands or 1/4-cup cookie scoop to shape mixture into 36 balls; place on a buttered sheet of foil. Let stand at room temperature until firm and no longer sticky.

  4. Stir together melted peanut butter pieces and shortening until smooth. Drizzle treats with melted peanut butter pieces and melted chocolate. If desired, sprinkle with additional finely chopped peanuts. Let stand at room temperature until firm.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

166 Calories
7g Fat
25g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 166
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 4.4mg 22%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 71mg 2%
Folate, total 36.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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