PEANUT BUTTER HONEY BEES

 

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  • Servings: 100
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet real chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • Sliced almonds
  • Chow mein noodles

Directions

  • Combine peanut butter and margarine in large mixer bowl.
  • Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes).
  • Add powdered sugar; reduce speed to low.
  • Beat until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).
  • Stir in graham cracker crumbs by hand.
  • Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of mixture into 1 1/2-inch ovals.
  • Place onto wax paper-lined cookie sheets.
  • Combine chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl.
  • Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds; stir.
  • Continue microwaving at 10 second intervals, stirring until mixture is melted and smooth (10 to 30 seconds).
  • Cool slightly (2 to 3 minutes).
  • Place chocolate in small plastic resealable food bag.
  • Cut very small tip from one corner of bag.
  • For each honey bee, pipe 3 chocolate stripes on each oval; insert 2 almond slices in each side for wings.
  • Insert 2 chow mein noodles in head for antenna; insert 1 short chow mein noodle for tail.
  • Dot with chocolate for eyes, if desired.
  • Refrigerate until firm (at least 30 minutes). Store refrigerated.

Notes

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