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Kellogg's® Rice Krispies Treats® Candy Canes

Yield 12

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies® or 6 cups Ready-To-Eat Cereal Kellogg's® Cocoa Krispies™
  • Red string licorice
  • Canned frosting (optional)

How to Make It

  1. 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.

    Divide warm mixture in half. Using buttered hands shape each portion into 12-inch candy cane. Wrap licorice around canes for stripes. Secure licorice with frosting, if desired. 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.

    Note
    For best results, use fresh marshmallows.

    1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow creme 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 single layer in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

    Kellogg's® has reduced the sodium content of Rice Krispies® to meet current consumer flavor- and nutrition-preferences. Rice Krispies® Treats made with the lower sodium cereal taste great without any added salt, but, if you desire, add 1/4 teaspoon salt to the butter before melting. Continue with recipe as directed.

    This recipe has been tested and endorsed by Kellogg's® Rice Krispies®

    Go to http://www.ricekrispies.com for more recipes and nutrition information.
    ®, ™, © 2008 Kellogg NA Co