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Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Bites

My son Micah and I love peanut butter cups, so we made them into a new treat. We entered these peanut butter no bake cookies in a creative baking contest and won first place! —Autumn Emigh, Gahanna, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min. + standing
  • Makes
    about 5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 peanut butter cups (3/4 ounce each), chopped
  • 1-1/3 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup broken pretzels

Directions

  • Freeze chocolate chips and peanut butter cups until partially frozen, about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine peanut butter, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Cook and stir over low heat until blended.
  • Remove from heat; stir in Rice Krispies and pretzels until coated. Let stand 5 minutes; gently fold in chocolate chips and peanut butter cups until just combined. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper; let stand until set.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 86 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 67mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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