Chocolate-Peanut Butter Munchies

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Munchies

Make a no-bake munchie using your microwave and favorite cereal, chocolate and peanut butter.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

20

servings

5
cups Corn Chex® cereal
2
cups pretzel sticks, broken in half
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
cup powdered sugar
1
cup candy-coated milk chocolate candies
  1. Cover 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. In very large bowl, mix cereal and pretzels.
  2. In medium microwavable 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 mixture evenly on cookie 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 powdered 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. Store in sealed bags in refrigerator up to 4 weeks.
Makes 20 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Looking for a little chocolate variation? Use semisweet chocolate chips or white vanilla baking chips instead of the milk chocolate chips.
Family Fun
Even young children enjoy getting involved; let them break the pretzels for this munchable mix.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.