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No bake cookie clusters held together with melted white chocolate and creamy peanut butter. Made with rice krispie cereal and peanuts.

Avalanche Cookies {White Chocolate Peanut Butter Krispie Clusters}

Crunchy no bake white chocolate peanut butter rice krispie clusters. Avalanche Cookies are a quick and easy no-bake dessert recipe. Deliciously addictive, we've been making this simple Avalanche cookie recipe for several decades. Just 10 minutes and 5 ingredients!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Avalanche Cookies, Candy, No Bake Cookies, Peanut Clusters, white chocolate peanut butter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 136kcal


  • cups rice krispies cereal
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 16 oz white chocolate chips I like to use Ghirardelli
  • cup roasted peanuts
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 3 tsp sprinkles, optional


  • Melt chocolate in the microwave on power level 3 for 4-7 minutes, stirring occasionally until fully melted and smooth.
  • In a large bowl, mix together rice krispie cereal, peanut butter, peanuts, ½ tsp salt, and melted white chocolate.
  • Scoop into clusters or balls. Place on wax paper or parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle cookie cluster tops with ¼ salt. If desired sprinkle tops with sprinkles.
  • Allow cookies to cool; about 10 minutes before storing in a bag or container.


Adaptations to this recipe:
  • Swap out white chocolate and replace half of it with butterscotch baking chips (current favorite).
  • Swap half the peanut butter out for cookie butter.
  • Mix-ins: mini marshmallows, mini chocolate chips, chopped up reeses, toffee baking pieces
  • For a gluten-free recipe, try with cornflakes or chex cereal


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg