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.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

6
cups Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal
1/3
cup butter or margarine
4 1/2
cups miniature or 48 large marshmallows
5
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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Treat
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
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.