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Peanut Butter Cereal Treats Recipe

Peanut Butter Cereal Treats Recipe

Kids will love these colorful, crunchy bars. They’re a fun twist on the traditional marshmallow crispy treats…and because they’re so easy, older kids could whip up a batch on their own! —Christie Porter, Shipshewana, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 30 large marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 6 cups Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch
  • 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate M&M's

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the marshmallows, butter and peanut butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Remove from the heat. Stir in the cereal and M&M's.
  • 2. Pat into a 13-in. x 9-in. pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 147 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 97 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.