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Ballerina Pop Treats
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Ballerina Pop Treats

These snacks are en pointe! Any dancer worth a tutu will swoon for a recital-worthy treat.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • OR
  • 4 cups  JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • Canned frosting
  • Sanding Sugar
  • Popsicle sticks or bamboo skewers
  • 1 Thread of pink muffin paper
  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal

Directions

1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.

3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 1-by-2½-inch rectangles.

4. Dip the tops into the melted white candy coating or canned frosting, then into pink sanding sugar.

5. Place a popsicle stick or bamboo skewer in each treat.

6. Thread a pink muffin paper onto the bottom of each.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
In a microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow remaining steps above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

Note
-For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
-1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
-Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
-Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container.
-To freeze, place in layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.