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gingerbread marshmallow crispy treats

a recipe by
Cindi Marie Bauer
Marshfield, WI

These Gingerbread Marshmallow Crispy Treats are amazingly scrumptious!

serves 12, or (24) 2x2-inch squares
method Stove Top

Ingredients For gingerbread marshmallow crispy treats

  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/8 tsp.
    ground allspice
  • 1/8 tsp.
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp.
    ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp.
    ground ginger
  • 1 (10 oz.)
    bag gingerbread marshmallows
  • 5 cups
    crisp rice cereal
  • holiday decorative sprinkles (red, green and white)

How To Make gingerbread marshmallow crispy treats

  • 1
    Using a plastic sandwich bag, grease 1-(9x13-inch) baking pan with either butter, margarine. Set pan aside.
  • 2
    Melt butter over low heat in a large Teflon coated pan.
  • 3
    Add the spices and stir.
  • 4
    Add the marshmallows, and stir until the marshmallows have melted, and the mixture is smooth.
  • 5
    Remove pan from the heat, then add the crisp rice cereal; stir until cereal is coated well with the marshmallow mixture.
  • 6
    Pour the marshmallow/cereal mixture into the baking pan.
  • 7
    Using your hands, which have been coated with a bit of butter or margarine; gently press the mixture into the pan.
  • 8
    Immediately sprinkle bars with some holiday candy sprinkles; gently patting sprinkles onto the bars.
  • 9
    Let the bars set for a few hours before slicing them.
  • 10
    I cut my bars large in size, as they weren't very thick bars, but you could cut them into (24) 2x2-inch squares.