Zebra Sweets Recipe
Zebra Sweets Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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A horse-shaped cookie cutter is the key to these tasty treats made with marshmallow and crisp rice cereal. Melted vanilla and chocolate chips create the zebra's eye-catching stripes.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 12 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup vanilla chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening, divided
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat marshmallows and butter until almost melted. Remove from the heat; stir in cereal and mix well. Press firmly into a greased 15-in. x 10-in x. 1-in. baking pan. Cut with a horse-shaped cookie cutter. Remove cutouts to waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave or double boiler, melt vanilla chips and 1/2 teaspoon shortening. Spread over cutouts. Let dry on waxed paper. Melt chocolate chips and remaining shortening; place in a heavy-duty plastic bag. Cut a small hole in the corner of the bag; pipe mane, stripes, hooves, etc. on zebras. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Zebra Sweets in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 405 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 343mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 8 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 12 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup vanilla chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening, divided
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  1. In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat marshmallows and butter until almost melted. Remove from the heat; stir in cereal and mix well. Press firmly into a greased 15-in. x 10-in x. 1-in. baking pan. Cut with a horse-shaped cookie cutter. Remove cutouts to waxed paper; set aside. In a microwave or double boiler, melt vanilla chips and 1/2 teaspoon shortening. Spread over cutouts. Let dry on waxed paper. Melt chocolate chips and remaining shortening; place in a heavy-duty plastic bag. Cut a small hole in the corner of the bag; pipe mane, stripes, hooves, etc. on zebras. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Zebra Sweets in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p39

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