Peppermint Cereal Squares Recipe
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Peppermint Cereal Squares Recipe

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Our 15 grandchildren expect me to make several batches of these minty treats each Christmas. Their quick-and-easy preparation is appreciated during a hectic time of year. —Carole Coe, South Sutton, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons butter
  • 40 large marshmallows
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 160 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, cook and stir butter and marshmallows until melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from the heat. Stir in cereal and candy; mix well. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan; press mixture into pan. Cool; cut into squares. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Peppermint Cereal Squares in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p110

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 160 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 168 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"This is too dry and crispy. The second time I made it I used extra butter and marshmallows. I did not include the mint."

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