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Crispy Star Pops

These patriotic pops are a hit at our annual Fourth of July get-together. Serve them as an after-picnic dessert. Or slip them into cellophane bags, tie on ribbons and give them as favors. —Colleen Sturma, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    15 pops

Ingredients

  • 8 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 12 cups Rice Krispies
  • 12 Popsicle sticks
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon shortening
  • Red, white and blue sprinkles

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, heat marshmallows and butter until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in cereal and mix well. Press into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Cut with a 3-in. star-shaped cookie cutter. Insert a wooden pop stick into the side of each star; place on waxed paper.
  • In a microwave, melt white chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Spread over stars. Decorate with sprinkles.
Nutrition Facts
1 crispy star pop: 171 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 139mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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  • pdarwin
    Aug 15, 2013

    I made for our 4th of July celebration for all the kiddos, but was pleasantly surprised what a hit it was for all the adults. I had a 2" piece of Styrofoam that I wrapped with patriotic ribbon and I stuck the krispy stars in. Will definitely make again!

  • reed01
    Jul 4, 2013

    It was easy me and my grandaughter helped me it was a fun project to do together.

  • Shelley861
    Jul 4, 2013

    It yields 15 servings, but only requires 12 Popsicle sticks?!

  • stone481064
    Jul 2, 2013

    You can't go wrong with rice crispie treats! And these are just so cute. The candy coating and decorations are great and can be adapted for any occasion.