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Bewitching Cocoa Bites
Kids love making these cocoa bites, and they'll gobble them up fast, too.
Serves: 40 treats
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes


5 cups cereal, crispy rice cereal
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 cups miniature marshmallows, or 30 large marshmallows
1 2/3 cups peanut butter chips
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/3 cup light corn syrup

Measure cereal; set aside. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add marshmallows, peanut butter chips and cocoa. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until marshmallows and chips are melted. Remove from heat.

Stir in corn syrup. Add cereal; stir until well coated.

Using hands, shape into 1 1/2 inch balls, stirring mixture a few times during shaping. Place on a cookie sheet. Cool completely. Decorate as desired. Store Cocoa Bites in a cool dry place. Makes about 40 treats.