Recipe: Cocoa-Nutty Crispie Balls From Mom Appetit | Fit Pregnancy

Cocoa-Nutty Crispie Balls

Whoever invented these instant-gratification treats has my gratitude this long, lazy weekend. If only everything in life came together as pleasingly as hundreds of rice crispies glued to each other with chocolate-mallow glop.

Cocoa-Nutty Crispie Balls
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This Recipe:
Serves
about 50 1 ½-inch balls
Start to Finish
15 min
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
5 minutes
Ingredients:

¼ cup unsalted butter or margarine

One 10 ½ ounce bag marshmallows

¼ cup almond or peanut butter

¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

¼ cup finely grated dried coconut, toasted if desired

pinch salt

8 cups brown rice crispies

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Directions:

1.  In a saucepan over low heat, melt the butter. Add the marshmallows, almond butter, cocoa powder and salt and stir until smoothly melted. Off the heat, stir in the rice crispies until they are evenly coated.

2.  With slightly damp hands, roll the mixture into 1 ½ inch balls. Store between waxed paper in a container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Find out more about this recipe on Mom Appetit's blog.

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