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Caramel Marshmallow Buttons

 Caramel Marshmallow Buttons
Kids of all ages dive into these sweet fluffy treats. The chewy marshmallow, gooey caramel and crisp coating set off an appetizing explosion of textures.
25-27 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + freezing Cook: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 50 to 54 large marshmallows
  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 5 to 6 cups crisp rice cereal

Directions

  • Place a toothpick in each marshmallow. Place on waxed paper-lined
  • baking sheets. Freeze until firm, about 1 hour.
  • In a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the caramels, milk
  • and butter. Cook and stir until caramels are melted and mixture is
  • smooth. Dip marshmallows in caramel mixture; roll in cereal. Freeze
  • until firm, at least 1 hour.
  • Remove from the freezer 45 minutes before serving, discard
  • toothpicks. Yield: 50-54 pieces.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 224 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 177 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.