Peppermint Cereal Squares Recipe
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
- 3 teaspoons butter
- 40 large marshmallows
- 6 cups crisp rice cereal
- 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies
- 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.
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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