Butterscotch Cereal Bites
You can make these no-bake cookies at a moment's notice for a quick snack or dessert. Plus, they travel well, so you can tuck them into brown-bag lunches for a midday surprise.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling
- 2-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 cups Cheerios
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
- In a large heavy saucepan, combine the marshmallows, chips, peanut butter and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until chips and marshmallows are melted. Remove from the heat; stir in Cheerios, raisins and coconut.
- Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand for 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 191 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Butterscotch Oatmeal Bites in 2001 Taste of Home Calendar