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[Cookie Elf File #265] Peanut Butter Krispie Balls: Easy Rice Krispie Treat Variation
September 18, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to save you time, mess, and money so you can bake homemade cookies.

Peanut Butter Krispie Balls: they’re an easy Rice Krispie Treats variation. No baking and just 5 ingredients. Enjoy!

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Feature: Peanut Butter Krispie Balls: Easy Rice Krispie Treat Variation

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Peanut Butter Krispie Balls are a variation of Rice Krispie Treats, the classic no-bake cookies. The originals are made with crisp rice cereal, marshmallows, and melted butter.

This version includes peanut butter. It also differs slightly in its formation – this recipe is for a molded cookie rather than a bar cookie. Shape the mixture into balls and roll cookies in colored sprinkles.

It is an easy cookie recipe is perfect for kids to make. As an added bonus, the cookies are gluten-free!

Mixing time: about 10 minutes
Molding time: 15-30 minutes
Makes 3-4 dozen cookies

Get the full recipe for Peanut Butter Krispie Balls. And you can see other Rice Krispie Treat variations on our Rice Krispie Treat Variations Pinterest Board.

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