Ok, for all you Peanut Butter fanatics - here is a fun recipe for you.
I personally can't stand peanut butter, but some of my family loves it - so I can atleast enjoy making it with them. But if you love peanut butter - this should be great for you and your kids to make.
Peanut Butter Bears
Great for a Teddy Bear's picnic, tea time treat, or birthday party.
To make: 20 minutes
To chill: 30 minutes
You Will Need:
1 1/3 cups Rice Krispies
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tbsp sesame seeds
1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
3 tbsp unsalted butter
16 chocolate buttons or nonpareils
Mini colored candies
Black writing icing
Makes 8 bears
1. Add and stir. Put the puff-rice cereal in a large bowl and stir in the confectioners' sugar and sesame seeds.
2. Melt and mix. Melt the peanut butter and butter in a pan over a low heat. Pour the mixture into the bowl and stir until everything is well mixed together.
3. Make the patties. Divide the mixture into 8 parts (roughly 2 tbsp each). Squish each one together with your hands, then roll each into a ball. Put the balls on a cookie sheet lined with parchment. Squish down slightly to flatten.
Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes or until firm.
4. Decorate. Put chocolate buttons or nonpareils into the sides for ears and push in small colorful candies for eyes and noses. Use the writing icing to draw mouths and pupils on the eyes.
Peanut Butter Bears By Annabel Karmel