Riced Crispie Snowball Treats

Kathie Carr


Grandma Carr made so much Christmas candy every year. It was always a treat, especially these. Originally from a cereal box dated 1952.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min


  • 3 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
  • 6 c
    rice crispie cereal
  • ·
    flaked coconut
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make Riced Crispie Snowball Treats


  1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Add rice crispie cereal. Stir until well coated.
  2. Using 1/2-cup measuring cup coated inside with butter divide warm cereal mixture into portions. Using buttered hands shape each portion into ball. Place coconut in shallow dish. Roll balls in coconut. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Best if served the same day
  3. Tips: For best results, use fresh marshmallows.

    Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
    Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container.

    To freeze, place in single layer on wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

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About Riced Crispie Snowball Treats

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: For Kids

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