Love is in the air! This hand crafted box filled with Crispy Peanut Butter Hearts will convey just the right words to your Valentine. Both the box and the recipe are easy and inexpensive. Your special someone will not help but realize how loved they are. There is many thoughts wrapped in this creative gift. Your sweetheart will notice the love expressed in your effort. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Crispy Peanut Butter Hearts
2 cups creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
4 cups powder sugar
3 cups crispy rice cereal
16oz. semi-sweet chocolate morsels
extra powder sugar for dusting rolling surface
In a saucepan, melt peanut butter and butter together over low heat; stirring constantly until smooth. In a large bowl, combine the crispy rice cereal and powder sugar. Pour the melted peanut butter mixture over the cereal and sugar. Mix well. Scoop some of the dough and roll into a ball in the palm of your hands. Using a rolling pin, roll dough on a powdered sugar surface to a desired thickness. Using a heart cookie cutter; cut out hearts and set aside on wax paper. Chill in refrigerator in a air tight container. In a sauce pan, melt chocolate morsels; stir constantly until smooth. After the hearts have chilled. Dip hearts in chocolate. (Using a large serving spoon works well when dipping hearts into the chocolate.) Place dipped hearts on wax paper to dry.