Sunday, September 6, 2009

.Krispie Cocoa Cats.

Krispie Cocoa Cats Halloween Cluster Recipe

This will make about 12 cats.

3 tbs butter or margarine
1 pkg (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
- or -
4 cups miniature marshmallows
6 cups Cocoa Rice Krispies®
- or -
6 cups Ready-To-Eat Cereal Rice Krispies®
Candy corn
jelly beans
candy-coated chocolate pieces
and/or black string licorice

1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add KELLOGG'S COCOA KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.

3. Using 1/2-cup measuring cup coated with cooking spray divide warm cereal mixture into portions. Using buttered hands shape each portion into ball. Decorate with candy to make cat eyes, nose, mouth, ears and whiskers. Best if served the same day.

* MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.
* For best results, use fresh marshmallows. 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
* Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
* Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container.
* To freeze, place in single layer on wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

(Source: Kellogs®)


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