Pebbles Cupcakes

Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

My daughter found this recipe in a magazine and thought it would be good to make for her daughter's nursery school snacks. So, I helped her make them and they are very colorful for Easter. You can either use the Fruity Pebbles or the Cocoa Pebbles. She used a teflon coated cupcake pan and did not grease it and they came out fine, but if you use a regular cupcake pan, I would lightly grease it like the recipe says. These are very easy to make and the kids will love them.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 14 cup butter
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) package miniature marshmallows (6 cups)
  • 1 (13 ounce) box Fruity Pebbles cereal (8 1/2 cups) or 1 (13 ounce) box Cocoa Pebbles cereal (8 1/2 cups)
  • 1 (16 ounce) canready-to-spread frosting
  • candy sprinkles
  • jelly beans or gumdrop

Directions

  1. In a 4 quart pan, melt the butter on the stove.
  2. Add the marshmallows and mix to coat.
  3. Continue to heat slowly till the marshmallows are melted.
  4. Add cereal and mix to coat well.
  5. Press firming into lightly greased muffin tins to form a cupcake using about 1/3 cup for each one.
  6. Refrigerate to cool for about 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from pans and spread with frosting.
  8. Decorate as desired.