Monday, February 13, 2012

Peanut Butter M&M Cheerio Treats

Need a last minute treat for Valentine's Day? These are easy peasy and so cute and yummy! I made them this morning for a Valentine's party we are heading to. I had all the ingredients in the pantry and voila, a yummy treat! If you have kids with peanut allergies, just omit the peanut butter. You will probably be fine without adding anything else, but you could add more butter and marshmallows if your worried about needing more moisture. Happy Valentine's Day (tomorrow)!

Peanut Butter M&M Cheerio Treats
from Taste of Home

3 tablespoons butter
1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup peanut butter
5 cups Cheerios
1 cup milk chocolate M&M's, plus more for topping

Place the butter and marshmallows in a large microwave-safe bowl. microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until melted. Stir in the peanut butter until blended. Add the cereal and M&M's. Spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan; press down gently. Top with additional M&M's for decoration.Cool slightly before cutting.


Lyndsay Wells said...

I love that these are made with Cheerios - yummy with the added bonus of oat bran.

Siggy said...

Super cute Amber :)

Rita said...

Perfect recipe for kids.

SkinnyMommy said...

My kiddos would love these--so cute!


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