Peanut Butter Trail Mix Treats

April 13, 2009 Yield: 2 dozen

6 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces 6 ½ cups miniature marshmallows 1 ¾ cups Rice cereal 10 Girl scouts peanut butter crèmes cookies (Do-si-dos), roughly chopped into large chunks ¼ heaping cup Peanut butter chips ¼ heaping cup Salted pretzels, broken into thirds 2 tablespoons black raisins

Butter a 9 x 13 inch baking tray In a bowl combine rice cereal, cookies, peanut butter chips, pretzels and raisins. In a large, deep saucepan melt 4 tablespoons butter over low heat until melted. Add marshmallows and stir until melted Add half of cereal mixture stir and then add remaining until evenly distributed. Immediately transfer to prepared baking pan and spread evenly. Let set for about 10 minutes and then cut into squares with a serrated knife


If you don't have Girl Scout cookies, Chef Malika recommends these substitutions in the dessert recipes:

  • Girl Scout Thin Mints / Keebler Fudge Shoppe Grasshopper
  • Girl Scout Caramel De-Lites / Little Debbie German Chocolate Cookie Rings OR you can just add coconut and
  • chopped up pieces of caramel square candies to the blondies.
  • Girl Scout Shortbread / Lorna Doones
  • Girl Scout Do-Si-Dos / Keebler Fudge Shoppe Peanut Butter Filled Cookies - OR - Nutter Butter
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