Cereal Cupcakes

Try this fun twist on cereal bars that are shaped like cupcakes!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 22

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
bag (10 1/2 oz) miniature marshmallows (5 1/2 cups)
3
cups Cheerios™ cereal
3
cups Trix™ cereal
1
cup salted peanuts
Betty Crocker™ Cupcake Icing (any colors)
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors (any shape)

  • 1 Spray 22 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 45 seconds or until melted.
  • 2 Add marshmallows; toss until coated. Microwave uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring after 45 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  • 3 Immediately add cereals and peanuts; stir until evenly coated. Firmly press about 1/3 cup cereal mixture into each muffin cup. Cool about 1 hour or until firm. Pipe cupcake icing on each cupcake; sprinkle with decors. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

For extra fun, purchase multiple colors of icing to top off these treats.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.