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Clover Crispies Recipe

Clover Crispies Recipe

These sweet snacks are like the pot of gold at the end of your family's feast. With their yummy peppermint and marshmallow flavor, they'll make even those without Irish hearts happy. And they'll have the cook smiling, too, because they're so easy to assemble. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:15 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups large marshmallows (about 40)
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 6 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 4 drops green food coloring, optional
  • Green sprinkles


  • 1. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add marshmallows; cook and stir over low heat until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in extract and cereal. With buttered hands, press mixture into a greased foil-lined 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 2. Turn onto a cutting board; remove foil. Cut with a 3-in. shamrock cookie cutter; reshape shamrock stem if needed (save scraps for another use).
  • 3. In a microwave, melt candy coating at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  • 4. Stir in food coloring if desired. Spoon over cutouts and spread evenly. Decorate with sprinkles. Let stand until set. Yield: 15 servings.

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leolion User ID: 323787 245350
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2016

"What a fun idea for St. Patrick's Day!!!"

Mockingjay1011 User ID: 8203713 222902
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2015

"The recipe is perfect for st. Patrick's day."

157Jen User ID: 6445998 59496
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2012

"I?m planning the St. Patrick?s Day party for my daughter?s class. I can?t wait to make these..they will be a hit with the kids! I found some cello candy bags from Box and Wrap that have shamrocks on the bags?.so cute. It?s the extra special touches that make the party great. Thanks so much for the recipe."

abreendre User ID: 1799143 149285
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2012

"not very easy to shape, but the grandchildren loved them at our brunch on the morning of the St. Patrick Day parade."

Jan2 User ID: 116031 149278
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2011

"I make this recipe every March ever since it came out. My granddaughters love them. I do not use the candy coating tho, i ice with a butter icing tinted green and then the sprinkles."

sarah.smith User ID: 6037250 68540
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2011

"This recipe tasted so bad and I would never make it again"

marie elena User ID: 5759429 132365
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2011

"Absolutely fabulous! I donated to day care center and kids ( mom's) were extremely impressed"

cynthiaelliott User ID: 1867504 153085
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2010

"We enjoyed these cookies, the melted candy gave them the added touch."

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