Rice Krispies Treats® Holiday Presents with M&M's

Stacks of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats®, tied with red string licorice and decorated with bright candies, make delightful gifts for family and friends.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 12

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • OR
  • 4 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • Red string licorice
  • Canned frosting or decorating gel
  • 144 Chocolate covered candies, multi-colored

Directions:

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

2. Add KELLOGG’S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.

3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 2-inch squares.

4. Use frosting to fasten stacks of two squares together. Tie bows on packages with licorice. Use frosting to attach candies to tops of packages. 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 through 4 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

Note
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.