Chocolate-Cranberry Treats

Total Time:
2 hr 25 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
1 hr 45 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
36 to 40 cookies
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, at room temperature
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 3 cups crispy brown rice cereal, such as Nature's Path Crispy Rice
  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted, coarsely chopped
  • One 4-ounce chocolate bar, finely grated
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Set aside.

  • Whisk the honey, vanilla, butter and egg together in a 5-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the rice cereal, cranberries and almonds until combined. Let the mixture cool for 45 minutes.

  • Place the grated chocolate in a small bowl.

  • Firmly press the rice mixture together into 36 balls, each about 1-inch in diameter, using slightly damp hands. Roll the cookies in the chocolate until coated and place on the prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate for 1 hour until firm.


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