Mock Sushi- a childrens treat
photo by Pamela
- Ready In:
- 1⁄4 cup butter
- 4 cups mini marshmallows
- 6 cups crisped crispy rice cereal
- 20 -25 gummy worms
- 1 -2 box fruit leather
- Grease a 12x17" baking sheet.
- Melt butter in a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat.
- Add marshmallows and stir until smooth.
- Remove mixture from heat and stir in rice cereal until it is evenly coated.
- Turn the baking sheet so that the shorter ends are at the top and bottom.
- Then press the marshmallow mixture onto the sheet, distributing it evenly.
- Starting at one side an inch up from the lower edge, place gummy worms atop the mixture end to end in a horizontal line.
- Gently roll the lower edge of the marshmallow mixture over the gummy worms.
- Then stop and cut the log away from the rest of the mixture.
- Use the same method to form 4 more logs.
- Slice each log into 1 inch thick"sushi" rolls and wrap them individually with a strip of fruit roll-ups.
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These were soooo adorable! I can't believe how cute they turned out and I even thought they tasted great! I got 4 rolls out of mine and had a little strip of plain rice krispie treats left, which did not go to waste. I still got 48 out of the recipe, since it was a 12" wide pan and you cut each of the 4 rolls into 1" pieces. I used sour neon gummy worms (only needed 3-4 in each roll, and they were overlapping a bit) and strawberry fruit by the foot (needed 8 rolls). The kids loved them and the flavors actually go well together (I thought they would be kind of yucky...oh no, I am turning into a kid after eating them! :) Anyway, thanks dayla, so much for posting this. I will be making this over and over again for parties, bake sales, etc. P.S. I would suggest letting the mixture set for a couple minutes before pressing into pan. Then allow to set a few more minutes before attempting to roll...my first roll was a bit messy.
I cannot tell you how much I (and everyone else) LOVED this recipe! It was so simple that I had my 8 year old working on a tray while I worked on a second one. I got a pack of multi-colored Twizzlers and sour gummy worms for filling and I used the tie-dye Fruit Roll-Ups for a funky color on the outside. I used a large sheet pan (I think it's 12x18 or something like that) and I got 5 rolls but I do not remember how many pieces I cut them into so I don't know the final count. I was enough to fill the tray that I made them in, though. I made them for my sister's Asian themed 14th birthday party and they got rave reviews from all of the guests. A few of the girls asked me to make them for their birthday parties. I served them with chocolate syrup for soy sauce and they disappeared so quickly that I didn't even get a picture! Thank you so much for posting. I already have plans to make them again.
This recipe is so cute! We are taking our children on a trip to Japan soon. My son's teacher has asked him to do a presentation once we get home. I will make these to take in to the class with chop sticks. LOL! I am so excited about this recipe! Thank you so much for sharing it! Oh and I am not worried about the taste. It has masrshmallows, gummy worms and fruit leather. What's not to love?! :)
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