Peanut Butter Candy Cheaters

Peanut Butter Candy Cheaters

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based on 7 reviews
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40 min.
100 min.
24 candies (2 dozen)

Toasted rice cereal combines with marshmallow crème and NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels to make a great individual candy treat for snacks or bake sales. Don’t forget the surprise in the centers- bite-size peanut butter-filled chocolates! This 1st Place winning recipe was created in the kitchen of Rose Cordas of Mayfield Heights, OH.


  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème
  • 6 cups oven-toasted rice cereal
  • 24 bite-size peanut butter-filled chocolates
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable shortening
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LINE 24 muffin cups with paper liners.

MELT butter in a large, heavy-duty saucepan over low heat. Add semi-sweet morsels and marshmallow crème; stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Add cereal and stir until evenly coated. Press a heaping tablespoonful of cereal mixture into each prepared muffin cup. Press a bite-size chocolate into cereal mixture. Press a second heaping tablespoonful of cereal mixture over chocolate.

COMBINE butterscotch morsels and vegetable shortening in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 30 seconds; knead. Microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over tops. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Store in sealed container.

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Peanut Butter Candy Cheaters

Quick and easy to make. They were a big hit at an office potluck.

- Deborah Abe from Bakersfield, CA

Peanut butter candy cheaters

I loved this and my son who is 18 and has hated peanut butter all of his life loves this recipe so you know what that means even if a grown child hates peanut butter doesn't mean that a wonderful recipe can't convert his way of thinking about peanut butter.

- Diana Brendel from Portland, OR

a good treat.

this was something I really enjoyed putting yogether. And my motto is, "If everyone loves eating them, then it was a hit:.


you'll never know what's inside

i really like this recipe. very easy. you can add what ever you might like to the inside. it tastes great and it's a fun food.

- Rosemary Harris from WEIRTON, WV

Peanut Butter Candy cheaters

This are excellent, that melt in your mouth....

- Pat Ring from HOLDEN, MO

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/24 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 24

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230
  • Calories from Fat: 100
  • Total Fat: 11g (18% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 7g (33% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 5mg (2% of DV)
  • Sodium: 110mg (5% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 30g (10% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (4% of DV)
  • Sugars: 21g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 4% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 2% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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