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Bewitching Cocoa Bites

You will need:

  • 5 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margerine
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows or 30 large marshmallows
  • 1 2/3 cups (10oz) peanut butter chips
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 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.