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Crisp Peanut Candies

 Crisp Peanut Candies
"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."
27 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + standing


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


  • 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.