Make peanutty mini-footballs with Rice Krispies treats (1996)

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Rice Krispie treat football shapes

Rice Krispie treat football shapes

Footballs made from Rice Krispies treats: And the crowd goes wild

Score easy points with Nutty Mini-Footballs!!

Fun party treats — Peanutty mini-footballs recipe

1. As shown on the Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies cereal box [you can also find it on this page], prepare one batch of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats through step 1. (Before adding cereal, mix 1/2 cup peanut butter to the marshmallow mixture.)

2. Shape mixture into sixteen 3-inch footballs.

3. Use prepared vanilla frosting to pipe on markings and stitching, and your team will cheer!

For a more traditional game plan, substitute Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal!

Makes 16 football-shaped treats

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Rice Krispies nutty footballs treat recipe 1996

Rice Krispies treats basic recipe

Ingredients needed to make the Rice Krispies treats/Cocoa Krispies treats for this recipe:

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 package (10 oz., about 40) marshmallows OR 4 cups miniature marshmallows
6 cups Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal OR Cocoa Krispies cereal

Microwave method: In microwave-safe bowl, heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. (Microwave cooking times may vary.) Add Rice Krispies, and stir until well-coated. [For this recipe, add 1/2 cup peanut butter to the marshmallow mixture.]

Divide warm mixture into sixteen football shapes [about 3 inches long]. Cool.

Stove-top method: In large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Add Rice Krispies, and stir until well-coated.

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