• 8 Ratings

One of our favorite holiday desserts, these crispy treats use rice cereal and mini marshmallows to create their signature gooey crunch. Mix some dried cranberries and chopped pistachios into these dessert balls to make them even tastier.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Butter the inside of a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. In the prepared cooker combine marshmallows and 6 tablespoons butter.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting about 1-1/2 hours or until mixture is melted and smooth, stirring every 30 minutes. Add cereal, dried cranberries, and pistachios, stirring gently to coat evenly.

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  • Using a buttered 1/4-cup cookie scoop or buttered hands, shape mixture into 36 balls; place on a buttered sheet of foil. Let stand at room temperature until firm and no longer sticky.

Classic Crispy Bars:

Prepare as directed, except omit dried cranberries and pistachio nuts. Transfer mixture to a buttered 13x9x2-inch baking pan; press firmly into pan. Cool. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; 4 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 62 mg sodium. 36 mg potassium; 20 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 470 IU vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 37 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 4 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;


8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0