Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 10 ounce package regular marshmallows (about 40) or 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies® or 6 cups Ready-To-Eat Cereal Cocoa Krispies
  • 12 wooden ice cream sticks (optional)
  • Flaked coconut (optional)
  • Multi-colored sprinkles (optional)
  • Semi-sweet chocolate morsels, melted (optional)
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How to Make Original Treats

Original treats, also known as Rice Krispie treats, are loved by all ages and are one of the easiest treat recipes to make! The combination of Rice Krispie and marshmallow are perfect for parties or an afternoon snack.

Directions
1. 
In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in food coloring, if desired.
2. 
Add KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal. Stir until well coated.
3. 
Using 1/2-cup measuring cup coated with cooking spray divide warm cereal mixture into portions. Using buttered hands shape each portion into ball. Cool. Insert wooden stick, if desired. Decorate with coconut, multi-colored sprinkles andor melted chocolate, if desired. Let stand until firm. Best if served the same day.
Microwave Directions:
1. 
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:
1. 
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 on wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 140, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 5, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 27, sugar (g) 15, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 729, vit. C (mg) 9, sodium (mg) 100, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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