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RICE KRISPIES PEANUT BUTTER LOG

By: Esther Sassoon



Chocolate peanut butter logs are all the rage right now. They make for a gorgeous presentation, especially when prepared with various toppings.

Ingredients:

4 cups Rice Krispies cereal

1 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 cup corn syrup

2 bags good quality chocolate chips

1/2 cup oil

Options for Topping

(Choose your favorite, or use them all!)

1/2 cup chopped nuts

1/2 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup chocolate sandwich cookies crushed

1/2 cup chocolate chip cookies pieces

1/2 cup white chocolate chips or caramel chocolate chips (for drizzle)

Directions:

Over a small flame, mix sugar, corn syrup, and peanut butter until a thick syrup forms.

Stir in Rice Krispies. Turn off flame and stir thoroughly.

Divide Rice Krispies mixture into two parts. Place each part onto a parchment-lined aluminum foil.

Roll into a 2 x8 inch log. Refrigerate the roll for 30 minutes.

Once the log is solid, remove the foil and place it on parchment.

Preparation for Toppings:

Melt chocolate chips with oil in a 9x13 aluminum tin.
Cover the tin with foil and place it in the oven at 300 degrees.

After about 5 minutes, remove the tin from the oven and stir
the chocolate thoroughly to make sure it's smooth.

Roll the peanut butter logs in chocolate one at a time until
well coated.

Sprinkle with toppings.

In a double boiler, melt white chocolate.

Place white chocolate in a Ziploc bag and snip off a tiny tip. Drizzle the liquid back and forth over the log.

Refrigerate until solid. Serve whole and slice as needed.

Enjoy every last bite! (There probably won't be leftovers!)

Esther Sassoon, professionally trained event planner and pastry chef, has been
sweetening events for the last 6 years. She is available for dessert demos and classes.
Esther can be reached at esthersassoon1@gmail.com or by phone – 347 421 5739.

You can also melt the chocolate over a double boiler before pouring it over the log.

The peanut butter log will taste delicious frozen, however it may crack upon cutting, so let it sit a couple of minutes before serving.

For variation, substitute peanut butter for your favorite marshmallow-based recipe.