Scaredy Snacks


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Prep Time: 10 min


  • 50 mL or 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 250 g or 1 pkg (about 40) regular marshmallows or 5 cups miniature
  • 1.5 L or 6 cups Rice Krispies* cereal
  • 2 mL or 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 15 mL or 1 tbsp shortening
  • 500 mL or 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 12 wooden sticks
  • Candy sprinkles


Regular Method:
- In large microwave safe bowl, melt margarine, one cup of chocolate chips, and marshmallows on HIGH for about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
- Stir vanilla into mixture until smooth.
- Add Kellogg's* Rice Krispies* cereal, stirring until well coated.
- Shape half cup of mixture into ball, inserting a wooden stick.
- Refrigerate until firm.
- Melt remaining cup of chocolate and shortening in a small sauce pan over low heat.
- Dip the bottom of each ball into chocolate and decorate with candy sprinkles. Refrigerate until firm.

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.