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Crisp Peanut Candies Recipe

"My sister gave me this quick-and-easy recipe one year when I was tired of making the same old holiday cookies," says Christine Kehler of Nebo, North Carolina. "My husband absolutely loves these sweet no-bake treats."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing YIELD:27 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-2/3 cups vanilla or white chips
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup peanuts

Directions

  • 1. In a heavy saucepan, heat vanilla chips and peanut butter over low until melted; stir until smooth. Add cereal and peanuts; stir to coat. Crop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 147 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 78 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.