Snake Bites

Parenting
Use any food coloring you like to create these chewy snakes.
About 8 snakes

Ingredients

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1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
3 tablespoons butter
One 10-oz bag marshmallows
Green food coloring
4 cups crispy rice cereal
Cooking spray
Raisins
Red fruit leather

Preparation

1. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt peanut butter, butter, and marshmallows, stirring until smooth, about 5 minutes.

2. Remove from heat; stir in a few drops food coloring, then add cereal.

3. Coat a 9 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray, then spread mixture evenly in the pan. Let cool 20 minutes.

4. Invert pan on a cutting board and slide out the cooled square. Cut it into about 8 long rectangles.

5. Mold each rectangle into the shape of a snake and press in 2 raisins for eyes and a pointed sliver of fruit leather for the tongue.

Created date

January 2005