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    Munch-A-Roaches

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    5 mins

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    Chef #1365024's Note:

    A scarier take on traditional Rice Krispies Treats®, Munch-A-Roaches are perfect for packed Halloween lunches or after-school snacks. Tropical fruit salad and currants boost the nutritional value of this crunchy, fruity treat. Courtesy of Mealtime.org. Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 100; Total fat 1.5g; Saturated fat 2g; Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 80mg; Carbohydrate 22g; Fiber 0g; Protein 1g; Vitamin A 4%DV*; Vitamin C 20%DV; Calcium 0%DV; Iron 15%DV *Daily Value

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 (15 ounce) can tropical fruit salad, drained and finely chopped
    • 3 tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine
    • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) package miniature marshmallows
    • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
    • 48 currants or 48 dried blueberries
    • 10 licorice, laces any color

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Equipment:.
    2. 2
      Paper towels.
    3. 3
      Large pot.
    4. 4
      Baking sheet.
    5. 5
      Scissors.
    6. 6
      Preparation:
    7. 7
      Sandwich the fruit between 2 layers of paper towel and blot away as much moisture as possible.
    8. 8
      Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat and stir in fruit and crisped rice cereal until cereal is uniformly moistened. Scrape onto a sheet pan and cool.
    9. 9
      Wet your hands and form cereal mixture into 24 tablespoon size, egg-shaped balls (bodies) and 24, 1 1/2 teaspoon-size balls (heads). Stick the heads onto the bodies and decorate with currants or dried blueberries for eyes, and small pieces of licorice for legs and antenna.

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    Nutritional Facts for Munch-A-Roaches

    Serving Size: 1 (39 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 93.0
     
    Calories from Fat 14
    15%
    Total Fat 1.5 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 0.9 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 3.8 mg
    1%
    Sodium 73.9 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.1 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    1%
    Sugars 7.6 g
    30%
    Protein 0.7 g
    1%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    currants

    licorice

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