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Oven-Shy Cookies

 Oven-Shy Cookies
"There's no need to shy away from these sweet crispy snacks, because they're a snap to stir up on the stovetop," comments Charla Sackmann of Glidden, Iowa. "Our three children can't get enough of the chewy treats."
39 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1 pound) marshmallows
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 can (12 ounces) salted peanuts

Directions

  • In a saucepan over low heat, cook and stir marshmallows, chips and
  • butter until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove
  • from the heat. Stir in cereal and peanuts; mix well. Drop by rounded
  • tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper; cool. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 148 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 76 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.