No-Bake Cherry Crisps
Makes about 3 dozen cookies
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1-1/3 cups crisp rice cereal
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained, dried and chopped
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons mini semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 to 2 cups flaked coconut (for rolling)
Beat butter, powdered sugar and peanut butter in large bowl. Stir in cereal, cherries, chocolate chips and pecans. Mix well.
Shape teaspoonfuls of mixture into 1-inch balls. Roll in coconut. Place on cookie sheets and refrigerate 1 hour. Store in refrigerator.