Peanut Sugar Treats

Peanut Sugar Treats are my updated version of traditional Andhra sweet shells (gavvalu) My mother is considered an expert in making these sweet shells and each batch would last no longer than a few days!  All through our summer holiday months.. I remember munching on these as evening snacks with our cup of coffee 🙂 Seriously addictive, it is very hard to stop with just a few! 🙂 i just updated my moms sweet shells to peanut sugar treat shells just by changing the main ingredients all purpose flour with chex cereal and sugar syrup with semi sweet choco chips and powdered sugar, vanilla (adopted muddies desi style) 😀

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Ingredients you need for this recipe —


Chex Cereal – 9 cups

Semi – sweet chocolate chips – 1 cup

Peanut butter – 1/2 cup

Butter – 1/4 cup

Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon full

Powdered sugar – 1+1/2 cup

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How I make —


Take a large bowl and pour chex cereal – set aside.

In a microwave bowl combine the left over ingredients – chocolate chips, butter and peanut butter. Microwave these with 100 percent power for 1 – 1 1/2 minutes or until it gets smooth, stirring after 1 minute.

Add vanilla extract and again stir. Now pour this chocolate sauce slowly over cereal, stirring to coat evenly.

Pour cereal into large plastic bag, add powdered sugar and secure. Shake to coat well. Spread on waxed paper to cool.

Cool a bit and store in an airtight container.

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These will stay good for few weeks and are a great holiday gift (when packed in mason jars) for your foodie friends 🙂