Crispy treats from the slow cooker? Absolutely! Peanut butter, marshmallows and butter melt together beautifully under low heat.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
slow-cook:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
36
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Butter the inside of a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. In the prepared cooker combine marshmallows, the 6 tablespoons butter, and peanut butter.

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  • Cover and cook on low about 1 1/2 hours or until smooth, stirring every 30 minutes. Add cereal and peanuts, stirring gently to combine.

  • Using buttered hands or a buttered 1/4-cup cookie scoop, scoop and shape mixture into 36 balls; place on a buttered sheet of foil. Let stand at room temperature until firm and no longer sticky, about 30 minutes.

  • Stir shortening into melted peanut butter-flavored pieces until smooth.

  • Drizzle treats with melted peanut butter sauce and melted chocolate. Sprinkle with additional finely chopped peanuts, if desired. Let stand until set.

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Nutrition Facts

166 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 5mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 25g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 15g; protein 3g; vitamin a 431IU; vitamin c 4.4mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 2.5mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 36.7mcg; vitamin b12 0.4mcg; sodium 102mg; potassium 71mg; calcium 17mg; iron 1.6mg.
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