Crispy Cats

Crispy Cats
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Give these cats a calico appearance by using both chocolate and peanut butter toppings to decorate the cats.
10 min
Prep Time
1:10
Total Time
12 crispy treats

Ingredients

3 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 (10-ounce) package
regular marshmallows*
1/2 cup
peanut butter
6 cups
crisp rice cereal
1 cup
real semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons
shortening
1/4 cup
peanut butter-flavored baking chips
1 teaspoon
shortening
 
*Substitute 4 cups miniature marshmallows.

Directions

  1. Lightly butter 13x9-inch pan. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan over low heat. Add marshmallows; stir until completely melted. Stir in peanut butter. Remove from heat. Add cereal; stir until well coated.
  3. Pat cereal mixture evenly into prepared pan. Cool completely. Cut cereal mixture with 3-inch cat-shaped cookie cutter.
  4. Place chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons shortening in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth. Dip top side of cat cutout in chocolate.
  5. Place peanut butter chips and 1 teaspoon shortening in another 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth. Drizzle evenly over cats as desired. Let stand about 30 minutes until set.

Recipe Tips

- To make it extra easy to cut out the cat shapes, line pan with aluminum foil extending foil over edges. Butter foil. When cool, use foil to lift from pan. Cut with cat-shaped cookie cutter.

Nutrition Facts (1 crispy treat)

Calories
360
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
47g
Protein
6g
Fat
17g
Sodium
240mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

E-mailed recipe to granddaughters in college. They have always loved rice krispie treats, and these cute cookies are sooooo easy to make...they can surprise their roommates with a new treat!

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