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“A spooky variation on the popular and traditional sweet snack. Enjoy!”
READY IN:
15mins
YIELD:
12-16 treats
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • red food coloring, to taste
  • yellow food coloring, to taste
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal (rice krispies)
  • 4 ounces orange and black M&M's plain chocolate candy (Halloween mix)
  • 4 ounces candy corn
  • marshmallows (shaped like ghosts or pumpkins) (optional) or decorative candies, shaped like pumpkins, to decorate (optional)

Directions

  1. Melt the 3 tbsp butter in a large saucepan over low heat.
  2. While butter is melting, grease a 9x13-inch pan with softened butter or shortening.
  3. When butter is melted, add marshmallows and stir until they liquify; do not scorch.
  4. Add red and yellow food coloring to mixture until a nice orange color is achieved (about 2:1 yellow to red).
  5. Remove mixture from heat and stir in rice krispies.
  6. Add M&Ms and candy corn, mixing them throughout.
  7. Spread mixture into the greased pan and press down lightly with a spatula to pack it.
  8. While it is still sticky, place ghost or pumpkin marshmallows, candy pumpkins, or even more candy corn or M&M's on top to decorate as you desire.
  9. Allow mixture to set and harden slightly before cutting into squares and serving.
  10. Store unused treats in an airtight container.

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