Bathing Beauties

40 MIN | 12 SERVINGS

Bathing Beauties
Using your gingerbread man cookie cutters in the middle of summer? Why not, when you can create these cute (and tasty!) little sunbathers. Pass the sunscreen!

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons  butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • OR
  • 5-1/2 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Canned frosting or decorating gel
  • Assorted candies

Directions

1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows, 2 tbsp molasses, 2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp ground ginger and ¼ tsp ground nutmeg and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.

2. Add KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal. Stir until well coated.

3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool.

4. Cut spiced treats with a gingerbread man shaped cookie cutter. Decorate the gingerbread treats with candy bathing suits using frosting and assorted candies.

FUN TIP:

Serve on striped paper napkins with paper umbrellas for a beachy party!

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:

In a microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow remaining steps above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

Note

-For best results, use fresh marshmallows.

-1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for 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 layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.