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No-Bake Candy Corn Cereal Treats

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No-Bake Candy Corn Cereal Treats
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 15
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This fun and easy Halloween dessert recipe uses Cheerios®, marshmallows and Betty Crocker® Whipped frosting – cereal bar cupcakes that look like candy corn!
Updated Sep 11, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows (5 1/2 cups)
  • 6 cups original Cheerios™ cereal, slightly crushed
  • 1 cup candy corn
  • 2 containers Betty Crocker™ Whipped vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 teaspoon yellow paste food color
  • 3/4 teaspoon orange paste food color
  • 1 tablespoon white, orange and yellow candy sprinkles

Steps

  • 1
    Place paper baking cup in each of 15 regular-size muffin cups; spray paper 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. Immediately add cereal and candy corn; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Firmly press about 1/2 cup cereal mixture into each muffin cup. Cool about 15 minutes or until firm. Remove from pan.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix 1 1/2 cups frosting and yellow food color. In another small bowl, mix 1 1/4 cups frosting and orange food color. Leave remaining frosting white. Spoon each color frosting into separate quart-size resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bags. Cut off 1/2-inch corner of bags; squeeze bags to pipe frosting in layers on cupcakes to look like candy corn. Decorate with candy sprinkles.

Nutrition

400 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 66g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Total Fat
13g
0%
Saturated Fat
5g
0%
Sodium
190mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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