Chocolate Lover's Peanut Butter Snack Mix

An indulgent snack mix for chocolate lover's.

Yield

24 servings

Ingredients

3 cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
3 cups Reese's® Puffs® cereal
1 cup confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups cocktail peanuts
2 cups white vanilla baking chips or miniature marshmallows

Directions

In large bowl, mix cereals; set aside. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and cocoa; set aside.

In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on HIGH 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.

Place half of the powdered sugar mixture into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add coated cereal mixture. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Add the other half of the powdered sugar mixture and shake again. Add remaining ingredients; shake to mix.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

If you don't want to purchase two types of Puffs® cereals, you can make recipe with just one, but you may lose some of the indulgent flavor.

Storage

Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 290 (Calories from Fat 150), Total Fat 16 g (Saturated Fat 8 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 140 mg; Total Carbohydrate 30 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 23 g), Protein 6 g; Exchanges: 2 Starch; 3 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 2

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