Caramel Marshmallow Delights Recipe

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Caramel Marshmallow Delights Recipe
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Caramel Marshmallow Delights Recipe

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"Our children like to take these sweet and chewy treats to school to share on their birthday," reports Susan Kerr of Crown Point, Indiana.
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 1 package (16 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 1 package (10 ounces) crisp rice cereal

Directions

In the top of a double boiler, combine milk, butter and caramels. Heat over boiling water, stirring until smooth. Remove from the heat. With a fork, dip marshmallows quickly into hot mixture, then roll in cereal. Place on a foil-lined pan; chill for 30 minutes. Remove from the pan and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 5-6 dozen.
Originally published as Caramel Marshmallow Delights in Taste of Home August/September 1995, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 93 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 1 package (16 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 1 package (10 ounces) crisp rice cereal
  1. In the top of a double boiler, combine milk, butter and caramels. Heat over boiling water, stirring until smooth. Remove from the heat. With a fork, dip marshmallows quickly into hot mixture, then roll in cereal. Place on a foil-lined pan; chill for 30 minutes. Remove from the pan and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 5-6 dozen.
Originally published as Caramel Marshmallow Delights in Taste of Home August/September 1995, p64

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Niffer3 User ID: 8543957 235504
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2015

"My Grandma used to make these all of the time. I have her recipe and have never seen this recipe anywhere until today. She also used to use crushed walnuts instead of rice krispies, they were good that way too."

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gld2bmom User ID: 7191733 217733
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2015

"These were a hit at a recent get together. The crunchiness of the Rice Krispies and the sweetness of the caramel and marshmallow are a perfect combination!"

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momfierst User ID: 7132371 198325
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2013

"These are delicious! You need to keep heating up the caramel or it gets clumpy. This will definitely be one of the favorites this year."

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chungar User ID: 1382059 878
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012

"This is one of my favourite recipes and now my neices have taken it and are making it for their friends"

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gemma919 User ID: 4384226 1298
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"This is in answer to a previous review regarding "soggy crisped rice". I have not made this recipe but am planning on making it for my granddaughter with a slight change in recipe. Instead of rice crispy cereal I will use toasted coconut which is her favorite. If you store these in an airtight container the cereal will become soggy. You must sore these covered but not airtight."

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LisainRocklin User ID: 5574088 198324
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2010

"Great recipe but I think it should have said to cut the marshmallows in half? Mine only make 31 large marshmallows -- not 5-6 dozen like the recipe states."

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aliciachapa User ID: 3739499 689
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2009

"Is just the place you live, I live in a very dry area, so if I were going to leave any bread, or cookies, or things like this one without covering it, it would become hard as a rock. At least I know I can put a slice of apple or a piece of bread to keep it moist. But to accomplish the oposite, I do not know."

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jeannee User ID: 3662192 517
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009

"I have made this over & over again. It is always a hit. The only problem I ever had = the cereal turns a bit soggy after a day in the container."

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