No-Bake Holiday Treats

No-Bake Holiday Treats

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Everyone’s sweet on this no-bake holiday treat—crunchy cereal mixed with gooey marshmallows and decorated with glittery sugar magic. Pop some in boxes for gifts, too.

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cups Honey Nut Cheerios® cereal
cup butter or margarine
4 1/2
cups miniature or 48 large marshmallows
oz vanilla-flavored candy coating
Betty Crocker® decorating sprinkles and sugars, as desired
  1. Butter bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan. In very large bowl, place cereal. In 3-quart saucepan, heat butter and marshmallows over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Pour over cereal; stir until cereal is well coated.
  2. Using buttered back of spoon, press mixture evenly in pan. Let stand at room temperature about 1 hour or until firm.
  3. Loosen edges of cereal mixture with metal spatula; remove from pan. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters about 1 inch deep. In small bowl, microwave candy coating on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Dip tops of treats in coating, or drizzle coating over top of each. Sprinkle with edible glitter.
Makes 16 treats
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For super-easy cleanup, line your baking pan with foil that is longer than the pan. Spray the bottom of the foil as directed. When treats are cool, lift them out of the pan by the foil "handles," peel back foil and cut.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Treat)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.