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No-Bake Christmas Sticks and Stones

A favorite of my husband and eldest daughter (and myself)! These candy-like cookie get their unusual name, "Sticks and Stones" from their unusual appearance, not because they "hurt your bones"! (This was a name our family gave them; the cookbook from which I originally copied the recipe just called them No-bake Cookies).* THAT recipe did not have M&M's, but we liked the addition of chocolate. The color of the M&M's can be varied for different occasions/holidays, but red and green are natural choices for the Christmas season.
Ingredients:

2 pounds almond bark/white candy coating
3 cups Captain Crunch's Peanut Butter Crunch cereal
3 cups Rice Krispies Cereal
3 cups (small) pretzel sticks, broken in halves or thirds
1-2 cups colored M&M candies (red and green for Christmas)

Instructions:

Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment or wax paper; set aside.
Melt almond bark according to package directions (in a microwave or double boiler).
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
Drizzle the melted almond bark over the mixture, then stir quickly, but carefully - so as not to break or crush the "sticks and stones" until all are well coated.
Using 2 spoons, drop and shape the mixture into approximately golf ball-sized mounds onto the prepared baking sheets.
Refrigerate until firm.
Store in an airtight container.


I've also seen a similar recipe referred to as Amazing White Trash No Bake Cookies, but we won't go there.

Source: Copied years ago from a collection of recipes from the Freshwater community in California's Humboldt County - just a few miles from my brother's home; posted by LuAnn for KRT.

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