*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                               Monster Munch
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Holidays
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      Cup           Dry roast peanuts -- unsalt
      1/3  Cup           Butter or margerine
    1      Pound         Marshmallows
      1/2  Cup           Peanut butter
    3      Cups          Puffed rice cereal
    1      Cup           Apricots -- chopped
    1      Cup           Raisins
 
 In a large bowl, combine cereal, apricots, raisins and peanuts. In a microwave
safe 13x9", melt butter and marshmallows on high for 2 minutes. Stir; add peanut
butter cook on high 2 minutes longer. Stir until well blended, add cereal mixture
to dish and toss until well coated. Working quickly with greased hand, form into
balls, using about 1/2 C mixture, per ball. If mixture begins to harden, cook on
high for 30 seconds, or until softened. If desired , mixture may be spread in
unbuttered 13x9 dish and cooled and cut into bars.
 Makes 1 dozen balls or 2 dozen bars, This is very similar to the Rice Krispie
treats, but with the apricots and raisins it definitely gives it a fall look. I
saw another idea of putting the mixture into cookie cutters, and letting it cool
there so the shapes could be pumpkins, witches, etc. With a little gel piping
they would be great.
 
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