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X's and O's Treats™
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X's and O's Treats™

On Mother's Day, moms deserve to be showered with hugs, kisses and these cute cutouts. Make them with your kids and decorate with their favorite colors.

PREP TIME (MIN): 20
TOTAL TIME (MIN): 40
SERVINGS 18

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • OR
  • 5-1/2 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • OR
  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Cocoa Krispies® cereal
  • Canned frosting or decorating gel
  • Food coloring
  • Assorted candies

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 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool slightly. Using cookie cutters coated with cooking spray cut into X and O shapes. Decorate with frosting and/or candies. Best if served the same day.

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 and 3 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.