Peanut Butter Chocolate Crispies Recipe
My Aunt Mary developed this recipe when she was a cook at a parochial school that had an abundance of federal surplus peanut butter. It has grown into a family favorite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-1/2 cups crisp rice cereal
- 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
- 1/2 cup peanut butter chips
- 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1. In a small saucepan, combine the corn syrup and sugar. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in peanut butter until melted and blended. Stir in vanilla. Fold in the cereal, marshmallows and chips; stir until blended. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square dish. Cool; cut into squares. Yield: 1 dozen.
1 serving (1 each) equals 262 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.
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