Honey Bee Mines
Sure, Winnie the Pooh’s affinity for honey often proved a nuisance to Rabbit and the other residents of the Hundred-Acre Wood. Still, who could blame him for wanting his fill of such a tempting treat? Made with honey and peanut butter, and striped with chocolate, these valentine sweets are truly the bee’s knees.
prep time 25 mins
cook time 30 mins
total time 55 mins
Combine the peanut butter, butter, honey, and crushed crisped rice cereal in a bowl and stir with a wooden spoon until well mixed.
Shape teaspoonfuls of the mixture into balls and chill them until firm.
Measure the chocolate chips into a microwavable bowl and heat them in the microwave for 15-second intervals, until they are melted (note: they won't lose their shape). Stir the chocolate with a wooden spoon until smooth.
Drizzle chocolate stripes over the honey balls.
For bee wings, set two almond slivers on top of each honey ball, using a dab of chocolate to secure them and fanning them toward the sides just a bit. Makes about 2 dozen.