Fruity Cereal Monster Treats are sooo cute they could almost be cuddly. However, I recommend you eat them instead. They are fruity rice Krispie treats cut into monster shapes and decorated. Add a pair of legs, adorable. Make some today.
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Gather the Goods for Fruity Cereal Monster Treats:
- Fruity Cereal (I use Fruity Pebbles.
- Marshmallows, regular or mini.
- Melted butter
- Candy eyeballs
- White and black frosting. You only need about 1/4 of a cup of each.
Make the Fruity Cereal Monsters.
- Measure the cereal into a large bowl.
- In a separate bowl, melt the butter and pour it over the marshmallows. Stir to mix
- Microwave the marshmallows until melted and puffy.
- Pour the melted marshmallows over the cereal and stir to mix.
- Press into a shallow baking pan. The cereal should be about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch thick.
- Chill for 1 hour
- Cut out the monster shapes with the monster cookie cutters.
Add Cuteness to the Fruity Cereal Monster Treats.
Time to decorate your little monsters and give them a leg to stand on. Glue on the candy eyeballs with some white frosting. Pipe on a cute little black mouth with the black frosting. Use a parchment or plastic piping bag. Snip a piece of marshmallow into a little triangle and attach it to the mouth. Instatooth.
Put the monster in the fridge to chill and let the frosting harden. Once chilled add the feet and have a Fruity Cereal Monster Treats Parade down the center of the table. YAY. For another fun Monster recipes try Cookie Monster Milk Shake.
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- Monster Cookie Cutters with feet
- candy eyeballs
- 10 X 15-inch cookie sheet with a lip.
- 6 cups Fruity Pebbles or fruit-flavored Rice Krispies
- 40 large marshmallows (1bag) or 4 cups of the mini marshmallows
- 3 tbsp melted butter
- variety of candy eyeballs
- 4 tbsp black colored frosting
- small pastry bag with a small piping tip or make your own out of a piece of parchment.
- marshmallow cut into small triangles for the teeth on the monsters
- 4 tbsp white frosting to glue the eyes and teeth onto the monster.
- Put the fruity rice cereal in a large bowl.
- In a large bowl, add the melted butter to the marshmallows and stir to coat.
- Microwave until the marshmallows are melted and puffy. (about 3 minutes)
- Add the melted marshmallows to the fruity rice cereal. Stir to coat.
- Pour the cereal out onto a greased cookie sheet with a lip (10 X 15). Press the cereal into the pan to form a sheet that is 1/2 to 3/4 inch. thick.
- Chill for 30 minutes to an hour
- Use the monster cookie cutter shapes to cut out the monster treats. Combine the scraps and press them together for additional treats. Makes about 10-12 total.
- Decorate the treats using the black frosting for their mouth, Attach the candy eyeballs with some white frosting, and add the marshmallow teeth triangle.
- If the treats are soft from being out of the fridge, rechill them before adding the feet.