Indian Corn Autumn Treats
These treats are such a fun fall activity for kids. Change out the cereal to suit your tastes.
Servings and Ingredients
|¼ c. Hy-Vee butter or margarine|
|1 (10.5 oz) bag Hy-Vee mini marshmallows|
|Hy-Vee yellow food coloring|
|8 c. Hy-Vee Cocoa Peanut Butter Crunchy Corn Spheres cereal|
|1 c. candy-coated milk chocolate fall colors M&M's candy, divided|
|10 popsicle (craft) sticks|
|tan and green raffia or curling ribbon|
- Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside.
- Melt butter in a Dutch oven over low heat. Add marshmallows; stir until melted and smooth. Tint with food coloring until desired shade is obtained. Add cereal and 1/2 cup chocolate candies; stir until evenly coated. Remove from heat.
- With lightly buttered hands, quickly divide mixture into 10 oblong portions. Push a popsicle stick halfway into each portion; shape into an ear of corn. Place on prepared baking sheet. Press remaining 1/2 cup chocolate candies into each ear. Let treats stand until set.
- Tie raffia or ribbon to popsicle sticks to resemble corn husks.
Amounts Per Serving
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 10%
adapted from BEST RECIPES™ Halloween Food & Fun, October, 2012 by Donna Rochnowski, RD, LDN, CDE.