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Pecan Cereal Clusters

Featuring crunchy cereal, colorful candies, pecans and loads of peanut butter flavor, these chocolaty bites offer plenty of make-ahead convenience. "They're easy to whip up when you're in a hurry," notes Debbie Zorn from Vidalia, Georgia.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 cups Cheerios
  • 2-1/4 cups milk chocolate M&M's
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves

Directions

  • Line three 15x10x1-in. pans with waxed paper. In a large heavy saucepan over low heat, cook and stir the peanut butter and chocolate chips until chips are melted.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in Cheerios, M&M's and pecans until evenly coated. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared pans. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 160 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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