Crispy Cone Treats Recipe
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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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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.