Cereal Pops Recipe

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If you’re like me, you probably don’t want to spend a lot of money on Valentine’s Day. It’s a lot more fun to get in the kitchen and make your own treat than dropping $20 on a box of chocolates.

This is the classic Rice Krispies Treats recipe – although I used corn flakes instead. A whole big batch of treats costs less than $5.00.

To cut the cost down, use store-brand cereal.

Get your kids involved! Get out the Valentine’s Day sprinkles and come up with your own unique designs.

I made some of these into cereal pops and others into individual bars made in a muffin tin. You could also try cutting out fun shapes with a cookie cutter.

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Cereal Pops

Cereal Pops

This is a classic cereal bar recipe. Feel free to use whatever kind of cereal you have on hand. Rice Krispies, corn flakes, and Fruit Loops all work well.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 10-ounce bag marshmallows
  • 6 cups cereal (See note above. I used corn flakes.)
  • Sprinkles
  • Melted chocolate chips
  • Lollipop sticks (purchase from a craft store)

Instructions

  1. In a large microwaveable bowl, heat butter and marshmallows until melted, about 3 minutes. Stir about half way through. Add cereal and stir. Allow cereal mixture to cool for a few minutes.
  2. To shape into cereal pops, take about 1/3 cup of the cereal mixture. Using buttered hands, shape into a ball. Place on a non-stick surface. Press a lollipop stick into cereal balls. Top with sprinkles and melted chocolate.

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