Peppermint Cereal Squares
Our 15 grandchildren expect me to make several batches of these minty treats each Christmas. The quick-and-easy preparation is appreciated during a hectic time of year. —Carole Coe, South Sutton, New Hampshire
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 3 teaspoons butter
- 40 large marshmallows
- 6 cups crisp rice cereal
- 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 160 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Peppermint Cereal Squares in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2002