Very Cherry Treats Recipe

Very Cherry Treats Recipe

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Serves

 
Very Cherry Treats Recipe

Very Cherry Treats Recipe. Dried tart cherries and cherry flavoring are tasty additions to Rice Krispies treats.

Courtesy of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies®.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10 ounces., about 40) regular marshmallows - OR - 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 teaspoons cherry flavoring
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring (optional)
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies®
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries

Preparation

  • 1 In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in cherry flavoring and food coloring (if desired).
  • 2 Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal and dried cherries. 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. Best if served the same day.
  • 4 MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Add cherry flavoring and food coloring (if desired), stirring until combined. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

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