Over the Rainbow Treats

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Make these fun rainbow treats for St Patricks day or anyday that needs a little brightening!

I have been hunting high and low for cute ideas for St Patrick’s day.  I love really having fun with the holidays with the kids.  I was trying to find something rainbowy with fruity pebbles.  When all else fails make something!  So, I hit the pantry and started gathering ingredients not quite sure how it would turn out.

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I had a little helper, but don’t let her cuteness fool you.  She was after only one thing…chocolate. ;) My girl!

Here is what my helper and I came up with.  Hope you love them as much as we do!

Over the Rainbow Treats
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 3 Cups Fruity Pebbles
  • 1½ Cup Broken Pretzels
  • 1½ Cup Rice Chex
  • A handful of chocolate chips (optional)
  • 10 ozs marshmallow (package regular, 4 cups mini)
  • 3 TBSP Butter, or Dairy Free Margarine
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl measure out the cereal and pretzels and stir together.
  2. Prepare a muffin tin by spraying with cooking spray.
  3. In a large microwave safe bowl place marshmallows and margarine. Microwave on high for 1½-2 minutes until marshmallows are melted.
  4. Stir marshamallow mix and poor over cereal mix.
  5. Stir until coated evenly. (Throw in chocolate chips now if desired)
  6. Grease your hands and pick up a small baseball size of the cereal mix and press into the cupcake pan. Do this until the pan is full and allow to cool.
  7. Serve or store in an airtight container.
Notes
**Gluten Free* Fruity Pebbles are gluten free and we used our favorite gluten free pretzels to make these treats. As always check the labels on all of your ingredients. **Dairy Free** I used coconut oil instead of butter when I melted the marshmallows. You could also use a dairy free margarine.

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Measure out cereal and pretzels into a large bowl.

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Microwave 10oz of marshmallows and 3TBSP butter or margarine on high for 1.5-2 mins.

Poor melted marshmallows over cereal mix and stir…move fast!

 

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Grease your hands and press the gooey cereal mix into a greased cupcake pan.  You should be able to fill the pan.  Allow to cool.

034Serve and enjoy or store in an airtight container!over the rainbox treats

Comments

  1. you have no idea how hard it has been for a GF/CF mom to find yummy rainbow style treats for a little guy who wants a rainbow birthday party next wee,k. I am one happy mom who has read this post just in time. these look great… and the kids can help… (even better!) thank you for sharing the dairy free advice (yippee!)

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