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  • 1.5 L or 66 L Rice Krispies* cereal
  • Froot Loops* cereal
  • 50 ml or 1/41/4 ml margarine or butter
  • 1 250 g pkg. (about 40) regular marshmallows**
  • 2 ml or 1/21/2 ml vanilla extract (optional)
  • Jam/jelly or frosting
  • Decorating icing or gel
  • String licorice


Regular Method :

In large microwave safe bowl, melt margarine and marshmallows on HIGH for about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Stir mixture until smooth.

Stir in vanilla. Add Kellogg's* Rice Krispies* cereal, stirring until well coated. Spread cereal mixture into a buttered 3.5 L (13 x 9") pan. Allow to cool. Cut into butterfly shapes. Decorate butterflies with jelly, frosting, string licorice, and Kellogg's* Froot Loops* cereal.

Stove Top Method :

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

Microwave Method :

In large microwaveable bowl, microwave margarine at HIGH (100%) 30-60 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows, tossing to coat. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 – 1 1/2 minutes or until smooth when stirred, stirring after 45 seconds. Follow steps 2 and 3 above.

YIELD : 8 Butterflies

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.

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