Recipe By Karen B.
Published Aug 8th
Prep 15m Cook - Additional 15m Ready In 30m
Servings 3 dozen Calories 241.4

This big recipe is quick and easy. It’s great for cookie exchanges, or those times when you need a lot of cookies. It’s an easy recipe for kids to help with too.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 pounds white confectioners' coating
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups dry-roasted peanuts
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a microwave oven or over a double boiler, melt the white confectioners' coating, stirring frequently until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until well blended. Fold in the peanuts crisp rice cereal and marshmallows. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto waxed paper lined baking sheets.
  2. 2 Chill until set. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 241.4
  • Carbohydrate 21.9 g
  • Cholesterol 5.3 mg
  • Fat 15.7 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 5.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.2 g
  • Sodium 77.1 mg
  • Sugar 17.6 g


  1. Never use colored marshmellows in this. They'll look yucky. My mother-in-law gave me this recipe years ago and didn't know the name so we call it Mat's favorite cookies at our house (after my husband). These are a holdiay staple at our house at Christmas. I have taken them to several cookie exchanges and get - Read more ...
  2. I've been on a total peanut butter kick lately and these really hit the spot. I didn't have pecans so I threw in some pretzels that I had crunched up. I think the little bit of salt on the pretzels REALLY made it yummy. TRY THESE!
  3. Very good and VERY easy to make. I used the colored marshmellows....shouldn't have done that since those marshmellows had fruit the cookies tasted a bit weird. They would have been alot better if I would have just used the regular marshmellows.
  4. This is an easy and quick recipe. My kids love it. Also for those questioning where the almonds are "Almond Bark" is the common name for white-chocolate baking and candy making squares that come in 1 pound bulk packages to melt for dipping and candy making. The editors of this site chose to list this - Read more ...
  5. I call this candy and it is the best! I have made this recipe many times and everyone loves it but I call it "Peanut Butter Elf Bites". It makes a lot of candy but it won't last long.
  6. Just a question - How can these be Almond Bark Cookies when there are no almonds in it? Most things with almond bark generally have chocolate in them....Kady

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