Choco Owls Recipe
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You'll have a blast making Choco Owls to add to a Halloween treat platter. —Taste of Home Food Styling Team
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 1 hour + standing
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 1 hour + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups Cocoa Krispies
  • 12 Popsicle sticks
  • 2 cups (12 ounces each) milk chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • Decorations of your choice: chocolate jimmies, halved miniature pretzels, candy corn, candy coating disks, Life Savers and Reese's pieces

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Stir in cereal. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Cool completely.
Using a 2-1/2-in. round cookie cutter, cut out 12 circles. Insert a lollipop stick into each cutout.
In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip pops into chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper.
Sprinkle with jimmies and add pretzels for ears. Add candy corn noses and use remaining candies as desired for eyes. Let stand until set. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Choco Owls in Ultimate Halloween 2012 2012, p93

  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups Cocoa Krispies
  • 12 Popsicle sticks
  • 2 cups (12 ounces each) milk chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening
  • Decorations of your choice: chocolate jimmies, halved miniature pretzels, candy corn, candy coating disks, Life Savers and Reese's pieces
  1. In a large saucepan, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Stir in cereal. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Cool completely.
  2. Using a 2-1/2-in. round cookie cutter, cut out 12 circles. Insert a lollipop stick into each cutout.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip pops into chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper.
  4. Sprinkle with jimmies and add pretzels for ears. Add candy corn noses and use remaining candies as desired for eyes. Let stand until set. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Choco Owls in Ultimate Halloween 2012 2012, p93

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