Say hello to my new favorite candy. I can’t believe it took me so long to try it – and talk about easy! I’m not even sure it qualifies as a recipe. Peanut butter and chocolate are melted together, and then mini marshmallows are folded in to the mix. It’s a little like rocky road, but softer and without the rocky part (no nuts!). It’s smooth and creamy and the marshmallows give it a bouncy quality that makes it totally addictive.
If you need a last minute treat, this is the ticket. I make this candy in the microwave, which only takes about 2 minutes of cooking, but you can also make it on the stove top over medium-low heat. It sets up rather quickly in the refrigerator, too.
Next time I’m at the grocery store, I plan to pick up a few packages of multicolor mini marshmallows. Imagine how pretty those would be in this candy! I’ve also seen mini peppermint marshmallows, which would be delicious and so season appropriate.
3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Marshmallow Candy
- 1 12 ounce package semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup creamy peanut butter
- 4 cups mini marshmallows
- Combine the chocolate and peanut butter together in a large microwave safe bowl. Heat at 30 second intervals at 100% power, stirring well between heating, until the mixture is smooth and combined. Be careful not to overheat. You may also heat the chocolate and peanut butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.
- Fold in marshmallows using a large rubber spatula.
- Pour into greased 8-inch square pan.
- Chill until firm, about 1 hour.
- Cut into squares.
- Store in an air-tight container at room temperature. Package in cellophane bags for gift-giving or add them to giveaway cookie platters and candy trays.