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Rice Krispies Treats® Snowmen
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Rice Krispies Treats® Snowmen

It only takes three ingredients, a few decorations, and a little imagination to turn The Original Rice Krispies Treats® into a fun, decorative dessert.



  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
  • OR
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • Vanilla frosting
  • 16 pretzel sticks
  • Red string licorice or red pull-apart licorice
  • Assorted candies
  • Flaked coconut


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 1/2 cup measuring cup coated with cooking spray measure out eight 1/2-cup portions. Using 1/4 cup measuring cup coated with cooking spray divide remaining warm cereal mixture into 8 smaller portions. Using buttered hands shape large portions into 8 large balls and shape smaller portions into 8 small balls. Cool.

4. Place large balls on serving plates. Use frosting to attach a small ball to the top of each large ball. Decorate with additional frosting, pretzel sticks, licorice, assorted candies and coconut. Best if served the same day.


In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on high for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Stir in cereal. Follow steps 3 and 4 above.


For best results, use fresh marshmallows

Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.

Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container.