This sweet snack is a tribute to the Buckeye State of Ohio, featuring the irresistible pairing of the chocolate and peanut butter flavors found in buckeye candies.
cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal
cup hazelnuts (filberts)
cup peanut butter
cup packed brown sugar
package (8 oz) chocolate-covered peanut butter cups unwrapped minis candies (1 1/2 cups)
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and hazelnuts.
In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave peanut butter, brown sugar and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave 30 seconds to 1 minute longer or until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every minute. Spread on cookie sheet; refrigerate 5 minutes to cool. Stir in peanut butter candies. Store in airtight container.
If you can't find the peanut butter cups minis candies, you can use miniature peanut butter cup candies, cut into fourths.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 2 1/2g,
- 2 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.