Peter Rabbit Carrots (Rice Krispies Treats)

Recipe by Mom2Rose
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 24 carrots
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spray two 8 or 9-inch round cake pans with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Melt margarine in large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add marshmallows; cook and stir until melted.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add cereal; stir until well coated.
  • Divide mixture evenly into sprayed pans; press firmly with buttered rubber scraper.
  • Cool 20 minutes.
  • Turn cereal rounds out of pans; cut each round into 12 wedges.
  • Use fingers to round curved end slightly to resemble carrot.
  • Place frosting in microwave-safe measuring cup with pouring spout.
  • Microwave on HIGH for 30 to 40 seconds or until pourable.
  • DO NOT BOIL.
  • Add red and yellow food color 1 drop at a time, mixing until frosting is of desired orange color.
  • Pour frosting over carrot shapes, covering tops completely and allowing some to drizzle down sides.
  • Reheat frosting as necessary to keep it pourable.
  • On sugared surface, flatten gumdrop leaves with rolling pin until 1/4 inch thick.
  • With knife or scissors, cut each leaf into 6 strips, keeping them attached at bottom.
  • Place leaf at top of each carrot.
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