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No Bake Peanut Butter Hugs

Social distances are a common theme at this time but Shona House with Faith Baked Cakes says you can still share a hug.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No Bake Peanut Butter Hug
Prepared by Shona House with Faith Baked Cakes

Ingredients:

26 Hershey's Hugs candies
1 & 1/2 c. Reese's Peanut Butter Chips
1 c. Hershey's Special Dark Mildly sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c. honey
2 Tbs. unsalted butter
5 c. corn flake cereal

Directions:

Line cookie sheet or tray with parchment paper. Remove wrappers from candies; set aside.

Place peanut butter chips, chocolate chips, honey and butter in large microwave-safe bowl.

Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at HIGH an additional 30 seconds at time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is blended when stirred. Gradually stir in cereal flakes, stirring until cereal is completely coated with the chip mixture.

Scoop 25 equal portions (about 1 Tablespoon each) onto prepared sheet; shape into mounds. Place candy piece in the center of each mound.

Allow to firm about 30 minutes before serving. Store, covered in dry, cool place.

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