Mock Sushi- a childrens treat

"This would make a great treat for children on April Fools day or any time for that matter. I got it from a Family Fun Magazine and love the simplicity of the recipe and how much fun the kids have with it."
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4 dozen


  • 14 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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  1. Karen=^..^=
    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 first roll was a bit messy.
  2. PSU Lioness
    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.
  3. Chef GreanEyes
    Made these to take to a chinese themed cub scouts banquet. Honestly, who can't resist rice crispies.... especially when these little critters are so stinkin' cute? Used the yo-go rollups for wrapping around and topped with colored sweedish fish for a little flare.
  4. All Astir and Mixed
    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?! :)
  5.  Pamela
    I used this recipe for my Wednesday night kid's in the kitchen night at our church and these went over really well. Thanks for posting!


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