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Peanut Butter Treats™

"You won't mind if these peanut-buttery treats stick to the roof of your mouth. They're a wholesome snack you and your kids will love."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 212 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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Directions

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  1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until melted.
  2. Add KELLOGG'S(R) RICE KRISPIES(R) cereal. Stir until well coated.
  3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 2-inch squares. Best if served the same day.

Footnotes

  • MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
  • In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Add peanut butter, stirring until combined. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.
  • Note: For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
  • Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
  • Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container. To freeze, place in layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.
  • RICE KRISPIES TREATS® is a registered trademark of Kellogg NA Co. for cereal-based snack food.
  • ®, ™, © 2010 Kellogg NA Co.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 212 calories; 8.3 g fat; 33 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 217 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made these using chunky peanut butter, and I spread melted semi-sweet chocolate mixed with a little corn syrup on top. I usually don't like Rice Krispie treats, but with the addition of the pe...

Most helpful critical review

was a little disappointed. didnt really taste much of the pb. think it needed more.

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I made these using chunky peanut butter, and I spread melted semi-sweet chocolate mixed with a little corn syrup on top. I usually don't like Rice Krispie treats, but with the addition of the pe...

Even better using cocoa krispies or cocoa pebbles cereal. Update: 3/5/11...want a more adult treat? Add 1 to 2 tablespoons Kalua or coffee liquor into marshmallow mix. Yum-O

These are delicious. I've been making these for years and the peanut butter makes them all that much better. Great simple yummy treat. Kids love them. Make sure to use FRESH marshmallows or they...

Tasty. Added choc. chips with the peanut butter. Yum!

These are a family favorite - my mom always made them this way and so do I. :) Only thing I change is to use 5 1/2 cups rice krispies instead of 6 or we find them too firm.

This was great for me because I was able to make this with my four year old AND my husband and kids love peanut butter. I took JEBB's advice and made a quick chocolate peanut butter topping out ...

These turned out great. I added 2 handfuls of chocolate chips as suggested in previous reviews and it turned out amazing. My husband and kids finished off the entire pan. They weren't to hard or...

I added 2 handfuls of semi-sweet chocolate chips after stirring in the peanut butter. These were a big hit.

These are a definitely winner in my family. I've been making these for a long time. I prefer creamy peanut butter in these, but chunky or creamy works fine, it's a personal preference.