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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Munchies

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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Munchies
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 20
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Even young children enjoy getting involved - let them break the pretzels for this munchable mix.
May 21, 2012

Ingredients

  • 5 cups (1.25 L) Rice Chex* Cereal
  • 2 cups (500 mL) pretzel sticks, broken in half
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups (500 mL) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (250 mL) icing sugar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) candy-coated milk chocolate candies

Steps

  • 1
    Cover 2 baking sheets with waxed paper. In very large bowl, mix cereal and pretzels.
  • 2
    In medium microwaveable bowl, microwave butter, peanut butter and chocolate chips uncovered on High 45 seconds; stir. Microwave 15 to 45 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Immediately pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Spread evenly on baking sheets. Refrigerate uncovered about 20 minutes or until set.
  • 3
    Break into bite-size pieces. Divide mixture evenly into 2 resealable 1-gallon food-storage plastic bags. Add 1/2 cup icing sugar to each bag. Seal and shake each bag until well coated. Add 1/2 cup candies to each bag. Seal and gently shake each bag to mix.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Variation: Looking for a different chocolate variation? Use semisweet chocolate chips or white vanilla baking chips instead of the milk chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

290 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 35g Total Carbs, 23g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 20 Servings (1/2 cup each)
Calories
290
Total Fat
15g
Saturated Fat
7g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
Sodium
230mg
Total Carbs
35g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Sugars
23g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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