Crispy Pumpkins

Crispy Pumpkins
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Kids can help form and decorate these cute pumpkins that can double as centerpieces for your Halloween celebration.
25 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Pumpkins

1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 (10-ounce) package
miniature marshmallows
6 cups
crisp rice cereal
6 drops
yellow food color
6 drops
red food color

Decorations

Green decorator frosting or gel
Mini chocolate roll candies, cut in half

Directions

  1. Shape about 1 cup cereal mixture into round shape, using buttered measuring cup to portion out mixture. Press mini chocolate roll candy halves into top of pumpkin.
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium-low heat; add marshmallows. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until melted and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in yellow and red food color. Stir in cereal until well coated. Let mixture cool 5 minutes.
  3. Press butter knife edge into sides of crispy balls to create indentations on sides to resemble pumpkin.
  4. Pipe green frosting around stem to create vines.

Recipe Tips

- Use buttered hands to shape cereal mixture into round shape to avoid sticking.

- For a more intense color, substitute paste or gel food color in place of liquid food color.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
320
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
63g
Protein
3g
Fat
8g
Sodium
320mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Cute take on the classic rice crispy treats. I made them half the size (1/2 cup) and used a mini pretzel rod for the stem.

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