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Cereal Cupcakes

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Cereal Cupcakes
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 22
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Try this fun twist on cereal bars that are shaped like cupcakes!
Updated Sep 2, 2012

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)

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For extra fun, purchase multiple colors of icing to top off these treats.

Nutrition

200 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 28g Total Carbohydrate, 17g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
17g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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