Chocolate Nut Squares Recipe

This chocolate nut squares recipe will come in handy during emergency sweet craving situations. What’s better, it doesn’t require any baking so it’s a great one for kids to help out.

Chocolate Nut Squares Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Nut Squares

Set Time:: 1 hr
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 1 hr 20 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • cup agave syrup, or light corn syrup
  • cup honey
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 6 cups marshmallows, plain
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 6 cups rice cereal
  • 2 cups peanuts, roasted and crushed
  • cooking spray

For Garnish:

  • 1 marshmallow, per square

Instructions

  1. Grease a square pan with cooking spray and line with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. Place the butter, peanut butter, agave, honey, and cocoa powder in a large saucepan. Place over medium heat and stir constantly until the mixture is nice and smooth.

  3. Add the marshmallows and stir the mixture constantly until the marshmallows have melted and the mixture is creamy smooth.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Add the rice cereal and peanuts and gently stir until the rice cereal is coated with the chocolate mixture.
  6. Pour and press into the prepared pan and allow to set either at room temperature or in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Time may differ depending on the humidity.

  7. When ready to serve, remove from the square pan and cut into squares with a sharp knife.

  8. Garnish with torched marshmallows. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 37g
  • :
  • Calcium: 71mg
  • Calories: 434kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 59g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Fat: 21g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g
  • Potassium: 322mg
  • Protein: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 194mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 275IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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