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Two Pears in a Pod
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Two Pears in a Pod

This sweet and simple recipe is best when made in pairs. Your little one can help shape the pocket while you slice the fruit.

PREP TIME (MIN): 15
TOTAL TIME (MIN): 35
SERVINGS 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 14 JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • OR
  • 1 1/3 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • 2 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 1/2 large fresh pear, cored and cut into thin wedges
  • 3 tablespoons seedless rasberry jam, melted
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate ice cream topping

Directions

1. In small 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. Cool slightly.

3. Using buttered hands shape mixture into four 6-inch-long pods. Cool.

4. On each dessert plate place one pod. Place two pear wedges in each. Drizzle with jam and ice cream topping. Serve immediately.

Microwave Directions:

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