Peanut Butter Bears

peanut-butter-bears-recipe-akarmel-photo-260-L3455080381.jpgGreat 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 

To Decorate:
16 chocolate buttons or nonpareils
Mini colored candies
Black writing icing 

Makes 8 bears

  1. Peanut Butter Bears - Step 1Add and stir. Put the puff-rice cereal in a large bowl and stir in the confectioners' sugar and sesame seeds.

  2. Peanut Butter Bears - Step 2Melt 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. Peanut Butter Bears - Step 3Make 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. 

  4. Peanut Butter Bears - Step 4Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes or until firm.

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