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No-Cook Nut Butter Crunchies

A cross between candy and cookie, these crunchy delights serve up sweetness and heart-healthy fat.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup smooth almond, peanut, or soy nut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup nonfat powdered milk
  • 2/3 cup crispy rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies®)

Preparation:

  1. In a large bowl, blend together the nut butter, honey, and vanilla.
  2. Add the powdered milk and the cereal. Blend well.
  3. Form into balls.

Yield:
16 one-inch balls (8 servings)

Nutritional Information:
Per serving (made with peanut butter): 197 calories, 7 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 8 g fat, 1.6 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 145 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 36.

Source: Elizabeth Ward, R.D.

© 2006


Last Editorial Review: 7/25/2006