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No-Bake Marshmallow-Butterscotch-Chex Cookies

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  • 5 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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This five ingredient dessert is easy to make and easy to eat. Try it with whichever Chex™ cereal you have on hand!

Annalise Sandberg
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

4
cups Chex™ cereal, any variety
1/2
cup lightly salted peanuts
2
cups miniature marshmallows
1
bag (11 oz) butterscotch chips
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix cereal, peanuts and marshmallows.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butterscotch chips and peanut butter uncovered on Medium to Medium-High (50 to 75%) in 1-minute increments, stirring after each minute, just until mixture is smooth and melted. This should take 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 3 Pour over cereal mixture, using large wooden spoon to mix until cereal mixture is thoroughly coated. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed or cooking parchment paper.
  • 4 Let stand 15 to 20 minutes to set.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix cereal, peanuts and marshmallows.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butterscotch chips and peanut butter uncovered on Medium to Medium-High (50 to 75%) in 1-minute increments, stirring after each minute, just until mixture is smooth and melted. This should take 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 3 Pour over cereal mixture, using large wooden spoon to mix until cereal mixture is thoroughly coated. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed or cooking parchment paper.
  • 4 Let stand 15 to 20 minutes to set.

Expert Tips

You may use any variety of Chex™ cereal.

For best results, avoid using a "natural-style" peanut butter.

Do not overheat the butterscotch-peanut butter mixture, or else it will scorch and be ruined. Microwave it just long enough to melt the chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Cholesterol
1.2mg
0%
Sodium
107.9mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
20.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
13.9g
Protein
2.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
1.70%
2%
Calcium
2.20%
2%
Iron
9.20%
9%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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