Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Crispy Crunchies

Crispy Crunchies

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From the kitchen of charles.cunningham

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Recipe Details

Total Time:
not specified
36 squares or 18 bars
Contains nuts, Fun to make with kids, Kid friendly


1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 3/4 cups icing sugar (confectioner's)
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature
2 cups Rice Krispies cereal (measure before crushing)
2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (for coating)
2 tablespoons butter or hard margarine (for coating)


  1. Combine peanut butter, icing sugar, butter (or margarine) in a bowl, set a side.

  2. Put Rice Krispies into a plastic bag. Roll with a rolling pin to crush well.

  3. Add to bowl and mix well (you may have to use your hands).

  4. Press into a greased pan, use a water glass to roll flat.

  5. Put pan into refrigerator. Chill until firm.


  1. Melt chocolate chips and the butter or margarine in the sauce pan on low heat stirring often until smooth.

  2. Remove pan from refrigerator.

  3. Pour chocolate coating over the top of the squares in the pan using a rubber spatula to remove all of the chocolate.

  4. Let stand to set the chocolate. Cut into 36 squares or 18 bars.


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TCheque says:

I was a bit disappointed because they were not crispy nor crunchy. Santa enjoyed them very much, that was god.

10/14/2016 9:19:04 AM

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