Valentine Marshmallow Treats

Who doesn’t love a marshmallow treat? (Well, my man wouldn’t because marshmallows kind of make him gag, but anyway!) And who says rice cereal has to have the market cornered on those chewy, yummy treats? I just happened to have some berry flavored Kix hanging around and thought they might make a good substitute!

I just followed the basic marshmallow treat recipe…

3 Tbs. Butter

1 bag of mini marshmallows

6 cups of cereal

Just melt the butter over a low heat, add the marshmallows and stir until they are melted and gooey…

Marshmellow Heart Treats Butter and Marshmellows

Marshmellow Heart Treats Melted MashmellowsMy little helper helped measure out 6 cups of cereal, which we added to the now melted fluff…

Marshmellow Heart Treat Measure the Berry KixMarshmellow Heart Treat Mix in the Berry Kix¬†We mixed it well and let it cool just a bit. Being February and near Valentine’s Day, we decided to dive into my momentous cookie cutter collection and find some hearts to make some heart shaped treats…

Marshmellow Heart Treat Heart Cookie Cutters

I didn’t really think these would be easy to cut through with the cutter, so I decided to “stuff” the cookie cutters with the cereal, and just use them as a form, like so…

Marshmellow Heart Treat Fill the Heart with Kix Mix

I did spray the heart with a little non-stick cooking spray (as well as my hands) to keep things from sticking. My little helper stuffed the hearts as well…

Marshmellow Heart Treat Three Sizes

Many hearts later, it was time to enjoy!

Marshmellow Heart Treat with Berry Kix

Marshmellow Heart Treat Taste Tester

Marshmellow Heart Treat

Yummy, gooey and crunchy!

What treats have you made lately?

;-) Anna-Leigh

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One Response to Valentine Marshmallow Treats

  1. Connie says:

    No treats here. I’ll just eat your treats when I come visit.

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