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PB&J Chex Mix

As a kid, I loved to add crunchy textures, like chips or popcorn, to my PB&J sandwiches. This mix has all the necessary components of that childhood favorite: sweet jelly, rich peanut butter, a little saltiness from peanuts and, finally, that irresistible crunch from the Chex mix. —Shelley Ward, Isle of Palms, South Carolina

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Football Cake Pops

My son loves football! For his eighth birthday, I made cake pops with a rich chocolate cake center and a...


Peanut Butter Mallow Candy

My children loved these treats when they were growing up. I still like to make them since they're so easy....


Crispy Peanut Butter Treats

3 reviews

"I don't make these crispy bars very often because it's hard to stop eating them!" admits Lisa Hornish, Grand Forks...


Candy-Licious Fudge

3 reviews

A no-fuss fudge prepared in the microwave that tastes like a candy bar? It sounds too good to be true,...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzels

6 reviews

"The treats are easy for any age to make but pretty enough to share with friends. You can add color...


Frosted Triple Peanut Bars

Everyone loves my famous peanut bars crowned with a luscious chocolate frosting. These goodies are rich, moist and dense —perfect...

Easy Double-Decker Fudge

7 reviews

Microwave-quick and peanut buttery, this easy fudge is just the thing to have on hand for after-school treats or dessert....


Candy Bar Fudge Reindeer

1 review

This sweet butterscotch and peanut butter delight is as cute as a button. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen