Choc"Oat"Late-Honey “Smash” Snacks

YIELD: 4 dozen


2-1/2 cups thin pretzel sticks broken into 1-inch pieces
2-1/4 cups Quaker© oats (quick-cooking or old fashioned) uncooked
1 cup raisins
1 cup dry roasted peanuts optional
1 package (10 oz.) peanut butter-flavored chips
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup honey


In large bowl, combine pretzels, oats, raisins and, if desired, peanuts; mix well. In large saucepan, combine peanut butter-flavored chips, chocolate chips and honey; heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until chips are melted.Immediately pour over oat mixture, stirring until all dry ingredients are coated with chocolate mixture. Spread and "smash" mixture onto foil-lined cookie sheet, working the mixture to the edges of the sheet (mixture will be 3/8- to 1/2-inch thick depending upon size of cookie sheet). Place in refrigerator until firm. Break into pieces. Store tightly covered at room temperature.


Cook's Tip: Substitute 1 package (11 oz.) butterscotch-flavored chips for peanut butter-flavored chips.