No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Groundhogs Recipe
Groundhog Day is always celebrated on February 2nd, and serving a main dish made out of “ground hog” (ground pork, sausage, etc.) is a must. For dessert it’s essential to serve something that resembles the little critters. They are cute, of course, but the idea of eating a real groundhog is not particularly appetizing or feasible, since they never seem to show up in grocery stores. No matter; eating anything with chocolate is better than eating a rodent, so even if you don’t go all out for this holiday, dessert is a must.
These groundhogs are actually good anytime. If it doesn’t happen to be Groundhog Day, simply omit the eyes.
2 6 oz. packages goldfish baked snack crackers, preferably Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar
1 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup milk
3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup heavy cream
- Place the Goldfish in a large bowl.
- Measure the peanut butter and milk in a microwaveable container; microwave 1-2 minutes or until warm; stir until smooth.
- Pour the mixture over the Goldfish and stir until well coated.
- Measure the chocolate chips in a large microwaveable container; add the cream.
- Microwave 3 minutes; remove from the oven and let stand 5 minutes.
- Stir until thick and smooth.
- Pour the mixture over the Goldfish mixture and stir well until all are coated.
- Scoop tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
- Press 2 vanilla chips in each for eyes and let sit until set.
- Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 67
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 54% Protein 6% Carb. 40%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 53 mg
Total Carbohydrate 13 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 0%
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