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The Original Squares Recipe
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The Original Squares Recipe

Ingredients

  • 50 ml or 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1.25 L or 5 cups miniature or 40 regular (250 g pkg) marshmallows
  • 2 ml or 1/2 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 1.5 L or 6 cups Rice Krispies* cereal

Directions

1. In large saucepan over low heat, melt margarine. Add marshmallows; stir until melted and well blended. Remove from heat.

2. Stir in vanilla. Add cereal, stirring until coated.

3. Using lightly buttered spatula, press into a 3 1/2 L or 13" x 9" buttered pan.

4. Cool. Cut into bars.

Microwave Directions:

In large microwaveable bowl, microwave margarine on HIGH (100%) 30-60 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows, tossing to coat. Microwave on HIGH (100%) 1 - 1 1/2 minutes or until smooth when stirred, stirring after 45 seconds. Follow steps 2-4 above.

Note:

Cooking times are for 700 watt microwaves; increase by 15-30 seconds for lower wattage ovens.

Yield:

24 bars

Per serving:

75 Calories (310 kJ)

7/10 g Protein

15 g Carbohydrate

1 7/10 g Fat

1/10 g Dietary Fibre

101 mg Sodium

10 mg Potassium.

Note:

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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