Crunchy Peanut Bark

Cereal and peanuts add the crunch to these sweet and peanut-buttery treats you can whip up in no time. These homemade candies are perfect gifts at Christmas time.


60 pieces


2 pounds white confectionery coating*
1 cup peanut butter
3 cups crisp rice cereal
2 cups dry roasted peanuts
2 cups miniature marshmallows


Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Place confectionery coating in a large microwave-safe bowl; microwave at MEDIUM (50%) power until melted, about 5 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

* White confectionery coating is found in the baking section of most grocery stores. It is sometimes labeled "almond bark" or "candy coating" and is often sold in bulk packages of 1 to 1 1/2 pounds.

Nutritional Information

1 serving (2 each) equals 144 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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