Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bowl

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bowl

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Makes: 8 to 10 servings

Prep: 35 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons unsaltetd butter
  • 1 10 ounce bag  marshmallows
  • 1 1/3 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cups crisped rice cereal
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup salted peanuts, chopped
Directions
  1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Add the marshmallows; stir until melted, 5 minutes. Stir in 1/3 cup peanut butter and 1/2 tsp. salt. Remove from the heat; stir in the cereal.
  2. Cover the inside of a medium (3 qt.) bowl with plastic wrap, leaving a few inches of overhang. Coat the plastic and your fingers with cooking spray. Press the cereal mixture into the bowl. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. In a double boiler, stir the chocolate over medium-high heat until melted, 5 minutes.
  4. Pour the chocolate into the cereal bowl; spread with a rubber spatula to coat the inside. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. In a bowl, whisk the remaining 1 cup peanut butter, the brown sugar and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt. Whisk in 1/2 cup cream.
  6. Using an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat the remaining 1 1/2 cups cream on medium speed until thick, about 1 minute. Slowly add the granulated sugar and vanilla; beat to soft peaks, 2 minutes. Fold into the peanut butter mixture in 3 additions.
  7. Pull up the plastic to transfer the cereal bowl to a platter; discard the plastic. Spoon in the peanut butter cream. Top with the peanuts. Have guests spoon cream onto plates and break off pieces of the bowl.
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