Crispy Peanut Butter Drops

Susan Bickta


I make this candy every year around the holidays to give as gifts. You can coarsely chop the peanuts before adding to the chocolate mixture if you want, but I personally like the salty "pop" you get with the half peanuts.


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 dozen candies
10 Min
5 Min


  • 16 oz
    vanilla or white chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    salted dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 c
    cocoa flavored crispy rice cereal
  • 1 c
    miniature marshmallows

How to Make Crispy Peanut Butter Drops


  1. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment cooking paper. Set aside.
  2. Mix melted chocolate and peanut butter in a medium size bowl.
  3. Add the peanuts, cereal and marshmallows. Gently stir to combine ingredients.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet.
  5. Let candy harden in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours. Store in an airtight container.

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About Crispy Peanut Butter Drops

Course/Dish: Candies Chocolate Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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