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Ghostly Graveyard Recipe

Ghostly Graveyard Recipe

I came up with this idea for my youngest daughter's October birthday. Then my son requested it for a school treat. But I knew it was a hit when my oldest daughter took it to a class Halloween party and even her teacher asked for the recipe! —Angie Dierikx, Taylor Ridge, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 12 oval cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1 tube white decorating gel
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • Halloween sprinkles

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted and blended. Remove from the heat; stir in cereal. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. dish; cool. Cut into 12 squares and set aside.
  • 2. Cut a 1/2-in. piece from the bottom of each sandwich cookie. Crush removed cookie pieces; set aside. Write "RIP" on each cookie, using white decorating gel.
  • 3. Position cereal squares on a large serving tray. With 2 tablespoons frosting, form a circle on each cereal square; top each with a decorated cookie. Sprinkle reserved crumbs around tombstones; add Halloween sprinkles. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 404 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 345 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.