Snowman Rice Krispies

This recipe yields a 9 x 13 pan. Depending on the size of your cookie cutter, you’ll be able to make 8-10 Rice Krispies snowmen. The recipe below is for 8 snowmen.

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1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
Two 10 oz. bags of mini marshmallows
10 cups Rice Krispies cereal
1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1.   Spray a 9 x 13 pan with vegetable spray and set aside.
2.   In a large sauce pan, melt the butter over low heat.
3.   Add the marshmallows to the melted butter, stirring constantly.
4.   Once the marshmallows are melted, remove from heat and stir in the cereal. Add the salt and stir until well-coated.
5.   Using a rubber spatula (sprayed  with vegetable spray ), transfer the cereal mixture to the prepared pan and press down firmly and evenly.
6.   Allow the Rice Krispies to cool in the pan completely.

1/2 cup Wilton white chocolate melts
3-4 strings black licorice (cut into eight 4 inch strips)
8 Orange sprees
16 brown M&M’s
16 gummy life savers
Wilton black icing gel

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1.  Using a circle cookie cutter, cut out 8 snowman faces from your pan of cooled Rice Krispies.
2.   In a microwave safe bowl, melt the Wilton chips for 40 seconds. Stir until melted.
3.   Spread a thin layer of the melted white chocolate on top of each round Rice Krispies treat. (Save any extra white chocolate for the assembly process).
4.   Immediately firmly press a licorice strand onto the top of each snowman to resemble the top of ear muffs.
5.  If the white chocolate on top of the Rice Krispies treats has hardened,  you may have to microwave your remaining white chocolate for an additional 10-15 seconds.
6.  For each snowman, dip one side of 2 lifesavers into the chocolate and place on the snowman to resemble the ear muffs.
7.   Dip one side of 2 M&M’s into the chocolate and place on each snowman for the eyes.
8.   Dip each candy Spree into the melted chocolate and press firmly into each snowman for the nose.
9.   Using a Wilton black icing tube, pipe  small dots to form the mouths.
10.   ENJOY!!

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