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Crispy Cone Treats Recipe
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Crispy Cone Treats Recipe

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Kids get a kick out of ice cream cones filled with a chocolate-topped rice cereal mixture. They'll disappear off the bake sale table! Or make them for a birthday party instead of cake. —Vera Matheson, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing
MAKES: 18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup chopped peanuts
  • 18 ice cream cake cones and/or sugar cones
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • Assorted jimmies

Nutritional Facts

1 crispy cone treat (calculated with a cake cone) equals 343 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup, peanut butter and butter. Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until melted, stirring twice. Stir in cereal and peanuts. Spoon into ice cream cones.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip tops of cones in melted chocolate, then in jimmies. Let stand until set. These treats are best served the day they are made. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Crispy Cone Treats in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p173

Nutritional Facts

1 crispy cone treat (calculated with a cake cone) equals 343 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

This was a hit at the Cub Scout end of year pic nic! To make things easier we used chocolate rice crispy treats and only drizzle chocolate on tops. Used a buttered ice cream scoop to scoop treats into the cones. This was cute and all the kids wanted a cone!

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

This was a fun recipe, but not necessarily a good birthday party choice- kids may be allergic to the peanut butter. You can substitute almond butter instead.

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