Easy Peanut Butter M&M Cherrios Treats

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  • -Ingredients & Recipe-
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package 10-1/2 ounces miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 5 cups Cheerios
  • 1 cup milk chocolate M&M's


  1. Spray EVERYTHING that will touch the mixture with nonstick cooking spray. Place butter and marshmallows in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until melted. Stir in peanut butter until blended. Add the cereal and M&M's. Spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan; press down gently. Cool slightly before cutting. Yield: 15 servings.
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  3. Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
  4. Originally published as Cheerio Treats in Quick Cooking September/October 2002, p40
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