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No-Bake Cherry Crisps

No-Bake Cherry Crisps

No-Bake Cherry Crisps


Makes about 3 dozen cookies


1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1-1/3 cups crisp rice cereal
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained, dried and chopped
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons mini semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 to 2 cups flaked coconut


  1. Beat powdered sugar, peanut butter and butter in large bowl. Stir in cereal, cherries, chocolate chips and pecans. Mix well.
  2. Shape teaspoonfuls of mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll in coconut. Place on cookie sheets and refrigerate 1 hour. Store in refrigerator.

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