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Prep Time: 20 min


  • 50 mL (1/4 cup) margarine or butter
  • 250 g (1 pkg) (about 40) regular marshmallows or 5 cups miniature
  • 2 mL (1/2 tsp) vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1.5 L (6 cups) Rice Krispies* cereal
  • Cereal
  • Berries
  • Fruit Flavoured snacks or candies
  • Peanut butter or frosting


Regular Method:
- In a large microwave safe bowl, heat margarine and marshmallows at HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes.
- Stir in vanilla and Kellogg's* Rice Krispies* cereal until well coated.
- When slightly cooled, shape mixture into snakes using buttered hands.
- Place on surface sprayed with cooking spray, or wax paper.
- Decorate snakes using cereal, berries, fruit flavoured snacks or candies.
- Use peanut butter or frosting to attach decorations, or make stripes and spots.

Stove Top Method:
- Melt margarine in large saucepan over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Follow steps 2 and 3 above.

In keeping with good allergy practices, we remind you to be aware of allergens and to check labels on any packaged goods used. This recipe has been tested using Kellogg’s* products. Results with other products may vary.