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Desserts: CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER SQUARES
Makes 24 @ 2 POINTS ea.

3 cups plain popcorn
2 cups Rice Krispies
2 cups Cheerios
1/3 cup unsalted peanuts chopped
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1 ( 7 & 1/2 ounce) jar Marshmallow cream
1/4 cup creamy natural peanut butter
3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 & 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Line a 9x13 pan w/foil, allowing foil to extend over rim of pan by 2'. Spray w/non-stick spray. Combine the popcorn, Rice Krispies, Cheerios & peanuts in a very large bowl.
Put the butter and chocolate in a non-stick skillet and set over low heat. Cook, stirring til melted (about 1-2 minutes). Remove skillet from heat; add the marshmallow cream, peanut butter, cocoa powder & vanilla. Return skillet to heat & continue cooking & stirring til well blended & hot (about 2-3 minutes). Put the Marshmallow mixture in bowl w/cereal, popcorn & nuts. With a rubber spatula stir vigorously til the mixture is evenly coated. Scrape into the baking pan. Spray your hands with non-stick spray & press mixture down evenly iin baking dish. Let cool completely. Lift from pan using foil as handles. With serrated knife that has been spray with non-stick spray cut into 24 squares.

cblessum on 1/3/2008