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I just attended my first cookie swap of the season over the weekend. I just love the idea of getting into the holiday spirit surrounded by friends and our favorite baked goods (I will be sharing my cookie recipes later in the week). Once I have baked up all of my cookies I like to include other homemade treats like candy and no-bakes on my cookie trays. When planning my cookie trays I like to look check out the recipe pages on Walmart.com Cooking up Good hub for inspiration. They have recipes, sweepstakes, loyalty programs, coupons and more!
One of my favorite holiday ingredients are the Planter’s seasonal nuts and their wide variety of holiday products. Planter’s seasonal nuts include: Holiday Nut Crunch, Cocoa Almonds, Brittle Nut Medley, Winter Spiced Mix and a Holiday Collection Tin which all can be found at your closest neighborhood Walmart.
We will be spending a lot of time visiting friends for holiday dinners and get togethers over the next couple of weeks. My Brittle Nut Medley Crispy Treats are a great no-fuss dessert for bring along. I may also opt to bring a few canisters of the nuts to my hostesses as a small holiday gesture. The canisters are decorative enough so all I’ll need are a bow and a gift tag.
To make the Brittle Nut Medley Crispy Treats you need just a handful of ingredients and about an hour of your time. To begin, you will need to melt the white chocolate candy melt and peanut butter and add it to crispy rice cereal and the Brittle Nut Medley.
After the ingredients are mixed, spread the mixture to about 1/4 inch thickness on a large wax paper or parchment-lined cookie sheet and top with additional Brittle Nut Medley.
Allow the treats to harden before cutting with a serrated knife into bite-sized squares.
Brittle Nut Medley Crispy Treats
- 16 ounces of white chocolate candy melt
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1 1/2 cups Planters Brittle Nut Medley divided
- 2 cups crisp rice cereal
- Melt white chocolate candy melt and peanut butter in the microwave for 1 minute. If mixture needs additional melting, melt for an additional 15 seconds at a time until melted. Combine 1 cup of the nut medley and cereal in a large bowl. Pour melted mixture over ingredients in bowl, stirring carefully to combine. Spread to about 1/4-inch thickness on large cookie sheet covered with wax paper or parchment paper and top mixture with remaining nut medley, pressing on the nuts to push them into the mixture. Allow to set for about 45 minutes. Once hard cut into bite-sized squares with a serrated knife. Serve on a serving platter.
If you are a fan of white chocolate, peanut butter, nuts and crispy rice cereal you will absolutely love this dessert. It tastes just like candy but has a nice surprise of pretzels, yogurt raisins and nut brittle. I decorated my Brittle Nut Medley Crispy Treats with little Christmas flag picks to give it a holiday feel but you could easily add colored sprinkles in red or green to make this look even more festive.
Looking for even more holiday fun? Take a selfie with Mr. Peanut! Use The Blippar app, which can be found on iTunes and Google Play stores as a free download, to find even more recipes. Just use the app to identify a Planter’s product by scanning the package and choose “Take a Selfie” You can even share your picture right from the app on Facebook, Twitter, Email or by Saving to your camera roll. Check out my pic. Mr. Peanut took a selfie with an #Elfie!
Get into the holiday spirit with Planter’s seasonal nuts and my Brittle Nut Medley Crispy Treats.
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This post was written by food blogger Linda Arceo for Giggles, Gobbles and Gulps. All rights reserved.