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Crispy Chocolate Hearts

Crispy Chocolate Hearts
Yield

15 hearts

Surprise your family, neighbors and even coworkers with a thoughtful Valentine's Day gift. Fill heart-shaped chocolate boxes or pretty tins with homemade goodies and give them away with a smile. It takes less than an hour to prepare each of these treats, but it'll look like you worked all day.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 oz.) package semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups peanuts
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 (2 oz.) chocolate bark coating squares, melted
  • White nonpareils, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 575
  • fat 42 g
  • satfat 11 g
  • protein 18 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 89 mg

How to Make It

  1. Microwave chocolate morsels in a large glass bowl on high for 2 minutes or until they're fully melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Add peanut butter, stirring until mixture is well blended.

  2. Spoon in cereal, peanuts and marshmallows. Line a 13-by-9-inch pan with foil; lightly grease foil. Press mixture into pan. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Sprinkle with white nonpareils, if desired.