St. Paddy’s Cheerios® Treats

St. Paddy’s Cheerios® Treats

Andi from the Betty Crocker Kitchens shares a recipe.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

12

(2

1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
3
cups Cinnamon Burst Cheerios® cereal, crushed
1/3
cup green summer coating candy wafers (about 2 oz)*
Assorted decorating sprinkles
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup and sugar to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Cook until sugar dissolves; remove from heat. Add peanut butter; stir until smooth. Stir in cereal until well combined.
  2. Spray inside edges of 2 1/2-inch shamrock-shaped cookie cutter with cooking spray. Spoon about ¼-cup cereal mixture into cutter. With piece of waxed paper over cereal, firmly press mixture into cookie cutter.
  3. Push cereal mixture out of the cutter onto sheet of waxed paper. Repeat with remaining cereal mixture, spraying cookie cutter as needed. Allow to cool about 30 minutes before decorating.
  4. In small microwaveable bowl, melt candy wafers on Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. Continue to microwave at 15-second intervals, stirring between each until smooth. Spread over top of each treat.
  5. Decorate as desired.
Makes 12 (2 1/2-inch) treats
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips:
If you don’t have a shamrock-shaped cookie cutter, just form the cereal into shamrock shapes.
(Any flavor Cheerios® cereal will work in this recipe.)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.