Old Red Inn & Cottages Holiday Haystacks


1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1-3/4 cups rice crispies
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained, dried and chopped
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 to 2 cups flaked coconut (for rolling)


Beat butter, powdered sugar and peanut butter in large bowl. Stir in cereal, cherries, chocolate chips and pecans. Mix well. Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in coconut. Place on cookie sheets and chill in refrigerator 1 hour. Store in refrigerator.


Makes about 3 dozen

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