Chocolate Peanut Butter Munchies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Munchies

Let the kids measure the ingredients and shake the bags for this sweet snack.

25 min.prep time 45 min.total time
10 cups
2 Ratings

Ingredients

5 cups oven-toasted corn squares cereal
2 cups thin pretzel sticks, broken in half
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 (11.5-ounce) package milk chocolate chips
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
2 (1-gallon size) resealable plastic food bags

Directions

Line 2 baking sheets with waxed paper; set aside.  Combine cereal and pretzels in large bowl; set aside.

Combine butter, peanut butter and chocolate chips in bowl. Microwave 45 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving 15-45 secondsuntil butter and chocolate are melted. Stir until smooth.

Immediately pour chocolate mixture over cereal in bowl; stir until well coated. Spread mixture evenly into single layer on prepared baking sheets. Refrigerate 20 minutes to set.

Break mixture into bite-sized pieces; place half of mixture into each plastic food bag. Pour 1/2 cup powdered sugar into each bag; seal bags. Shake bags until mixture is well coated. Place 1/2 cup chocolate pieces in each bag. Seal bags; carefully shake to distribute chocolate pieces.

Store in sealed bags or container with tight-fitting lid in refrigerator up to 4 weeks.

Recipe Tip

- Add more powdered sugar after storage, if needed.

- For longer storage, freeze in container with tight-fitting lid or resealable plastic freezer bags up to 2 months.

- Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1/2 cup)

Calories: 260

Fat: 14g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 270mg

Carbohydrates: 32g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #13217©2004Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

this tastes wonderful and is quite easy to make. i find the powdered sugar adheres better to the cereal if added just after coating cereal with the chocolate mixture instead of refrigerating first. i also add 2 cups of powdered sugar.
This is very good! The only thing I have to say is the candy
pieces sink to the bottom if you add them after the
powdered sugar. Next time I am going to stir them in before
I put it in the fridge. Flavor is GREAT though....

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