Chocolate Goody Bars
Brownies (9×13 pan, use your favourite recipe or brownies from a box)
1 16-oz. can vanilla frosting (or 2 cups of your favourite vanilla or marshmallow frosting from scratch)
3/4 cup chopped peanuts
3 cups crisp rice cereal
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 12-oz. pkg. semisweet chocolate chips
Bake brownies and let cool completely. Frost brownies and sprinkle with peanuts. Cover; chill in refrigerator.
Meanwhile, place rice cereal in medium bowl. In small saucepan, combine peanut butter and chocolate chips. Heat and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Pour over cereal. Stir to coat evenly. Spread mixture over frosting layer in pan.
Cover and chill in refrigerator until chocolate layer is set. Cut into bars. Keep covered and store in refrigerator.
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