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Ghostly Graveyard

 Ghostly Graveyard
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
12 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.