Monster Munch

1 cup dry roast peanuts-unsalt
1/3 cup butter or margerine
1 pound marshmallows
1/2 cup peanut butter
3 cups puffed rice cereal
1 cup apricots-chopped
1 cup raisins

 In a large bowl, combine cereal, apricots, raisins 
and peanuts. In a microwave safe 13x9", melt butter 
and marshmallows on high for 2 minutes. Stir; add
peanut butter cook on high 2 minutes longer. 
Stir until well blended, add cereal mixture to dish 
and toss until well coated. Working quickly with greased
hand, form into balls, using about 1/2 C mixture, per ball. 
If mixture begins to harden, cook on high for 30 seconds, 
or until softened. If desired,mixture may be spread in 
unbuttered 13x9" dish and cooled and cut into bars.
Makes 1 dozen balls or 2 dozen bars.