Trimmed Christmas Tree Treats™

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12 treats
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    tablespoons butter or 3 tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 1
    (10 ounce) package regular marshmallows, about 40 or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • canned frosting or decorating gel
  • assorted candy
  • 6
    cups KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal or 6 cups KELLOGG'S® COCOA KRISPIES® cereal
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  • Add KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal. Stir until well coated.
  • Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool slightly. Using cookie cutters coated with cooking spray cut into Christmas trees. Decorate with frosting and/or candies. Best if served the same day.
  • MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS.
  • In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.
  • Notes.
  • For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
  • Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
  • Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container. To freeze, place in layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.
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