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Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Eggs

Today I have a Rice Krispies Treats recipe that doesn’t involve the freezer! *GASP* However, they are REALLY good and they scream "BUCKEYES"!
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Rice Krispies Peanut Butter Eggs

Ingredients

Freezer Containers

Supplies

Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. In saucepan melt butter #1 over low heat.
  2. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  3. Add in peanut butter #1 and stir.
  4. Add crisp rice cereal.
  5. Stir until well coated.
  6. Blend powdered sugar, peanut butter #2, butter#2, salt and vanilla until smooth.
  7. Shape into 1 inch balls. Set Aside.
  8. Using butter spray, spray the inside of Jumbo Easter Eggs. Alternatively, shape cereal mixture into easter egg shape by hand.
  9. Fill the plastic Easter Eggs with the cereal mixture, leaving enough room to place the peanut butter ball.
  10. Insert peanut butter ball and close egg.
  11. Set aside for an hour or refrigerate to to allow mixture to set faster.
  12. In a microwave safe bowl, place the chocolate, then add butter #3.
  13. Microwave on medium for 2 minutes, then stir.
  14. Continue microwaving on medium for 30 seconds to 1 minute more, until chocolate and butter are all melted, stirring frequently.
  15. When set, remove from egg.
  16. Place a bamboo skewer into them.
  17. Dip them in melted chocolate covering thoroughly and place them on a sheet of wax paper to cool.
  18. Allow to harden at room temperature or in refrigerator.

Freezing Directions

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In saucepan melt butter #1 over low heat.
  2. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  3. Add in peanut butter #1 and stir.
  4. Add crisp rice cereal.
  5. Stir until well coated.
  6. Blend powdered sugar, peanut butter #2, butter #2, salt and vanilla until smooth.
  7. Shape into 1 inch balls. Set Aside.
  8. Using butter spray, spray the inside of Jumbo Easter Eggs. Alternatively, shape cereal mixture into easter egg shape by hand.
  9. Fill the plastic Easter Eggs with the cereal mixture, leaving enough room to place the peanut butter ball.
  10. Insert peanut butter ball and close egg.
  11. Set aside for an hour or refrigerate to to allow mixture to set faster.
  12. In a microwave safe bowl, place the chocolate, then add butter #3.
  13. Microwave on medium for 2 minutes, then stir.
  14. Continue microwaving on medium for 30 seconds to 1 minute more, until chocolate and butter are all melted, stirring frequently.
  15. When set, remove from egg.
  16. Place a bamboo skewer into them.
  17. Dip them in melted chocolate covering thoroughly and place them on a sheet of wax paper to cool.
  18. Allow to harden at room temperature or in refrigerator.
  19. When chocolate is set, divide among indicated number of freezer bags. Label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

  1. Serve at room temperature.

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