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Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks

October 01, 2014
Marshmallow cereal snacks are one of the simplest, but most delicious, desserts. By combining 3 ingredients (marshmallows, butter, and rice cereal), you suddenly have the perfect base for all kinds of yummy variations. It’s like magic! I usually add a few special ingredients to mine to make them look fancy and taste gourmet.
Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Making marshmallow cereal snacks is pretty straightforward. Just melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a pot on the stove. Then, stir in a package of marshmallows (10 oz) and 6 cups of puffed rice cereal. That said, extra marshmallows are never a bad thing!

Sea Salt + Caramel Marshmallow Cereal Snacks

Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Whip up a batch of marshmallow cereal snacks, then drizzle caramel sauce over the top. Finish with a small sprinkling of sea salt for a great sweet and salty flavor combination.  Full Recipe
Sea Salt + Caramel Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks

Pumpkin Spice + Vanilla Marshmallow Cereal Snacks

Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
As you’re melting the butter and marshmallows, add 1 ½ teaspoon of the pumpkin pie spice and 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Stir to combine, then add in the rice cereal. Adding ingredients at this stage in the cooking will infuse the snacks with yummy flavors.  
Full Recipe Pumpkin Spice + Vanilla Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks

Peppermint Bark Marshmallow Cereal Snacks

Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
This recipe is a play on the traditional peppermint bark that you see a lot during the holidays. Make a base of marshmallow cereal snacks, then drizzle with melted white chocolate and sprinkle with peppermint dustFull Recipe
Peppermint Bark Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Slice ‘em up and serve! I always make an extra batch, because these go really quickly at parties.

Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Fancy marshmallow cereal snacks also make a great hostess gift. Pack in a Ziploc® container and top with a bow—don’t forget the jingly bell!
Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Fancy Marshmallow Cereal Snacks
Photography by Nathan Michael
Joanna Hawley