February 13, 2013

Peanut Butter Chex Cereal Mix

This has to be the best cereal mix I have ever made. For reals my kids are going bananas right now literally eating it off the counter as it cools. I'm making one batch to give to the kids teachers for Valentine's Day and another just for us. I had to share it with you because you MUST.try.this.treat. 
Bananas.
I'm not labeling it a "Valentine's" recipe because you could really add M&M candies for any holiday, or just the regular candy colors. I had most of the ingredients in my pantry already, so it wasn't any trouble running to the store to buy the Chex cereal and M&M's. 


You will need:
* 9 cups (it's really one box) of rice Chex cereal
* Half of a vanilla candy bark
* 1\2 cup of peanut butter
* 1\4 cup butter (melted)
* 3\4 cup powdered sugar
* 1 cup of M&M's
* 3\4 cup peanuts
* Gallon plastic bag 
* Wax paper or foil

1. Mix your cereal, M&M's and peanuts in a plastic bag. Depending on the size of your bag you may need to mix half of your cereal....but I usually use a target bag to mix it all at once. 
2. Melt your candy bark, peanut butter and butter and mix together. 
3. Pour your melted peanut butter goodness into the bag and gently shake until your cereal is evenly coated.
4. Add your powdered sugar and shake again for a few minutes. 
5. Dump onto a long sheet of wax paper and let dry.
Enjoy your sweet treat, but be ready to make more like I had to....it's that good!
april
xoxo

9 comments:

pretty little things said...

this looks so incredibly yummy -- I love anything with peanut butter in it! xo

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Sweet Athena said...

So simple, but looks so tasty! ~Jess

lesley: the dream tree said...

yum, this looks so good!!

Kelly @ A Swell Place to Dwell said...

oh man this looks so, so yummy! First time visiting and I am smitten with your blog...and your blog design - it's lovely.

Lauren said...

Yummy! Pretty presentation, too! My husband is a peanut butter fanatic so I'm sure he would love it.

I'd be thrilled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!

Teresa said...

Please answer question. When you say 1/2 van bark, are you saying just one little square or 1/2 package. Ours come in 8 or 12 squares pr. package. Thanks. Can't wait to try.

Designed Decor said...

I love this recipe! I am saving to make soon!

Jill said...

Is it weird that possibly my favourite thing about this is that it uses the whole box of cereal? It drives me crazy when recipes don't divide equally by cereal box size!

Alison Wood said...

Quick and easy recipe to make for a family fun night! Thanks for sharing!

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