Sunday, February 1, 2009

Peanut Butter Honeybees


  • 1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 3/4 c. graham cracker crumbs (about 12 squares)
  • 1 square (1 oz) semisweet chocolate
  • 1/3 c. sliced almonds, toasted

  1. In mixing bowl, cream peanut butter, butter and sugar until smooth.
  2. Add graham cracker crumbs; mix well.
  3. Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into 1 1/4" ovals; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet.
  4. Melt choc in microwave; high for about 1 minute. Transfer to resealable plastic bag; cut a small hole in corner of bag.
  5. Pipe three stripes on each bee.
  6. Insert two almonds into each bee for wings.
  7. Use a tooth pick to poke holes for eyes.
  8. Store in refrigerator.

Makes about 4 dozen

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