Presented by Chef Mary Guin
Frankenstein Rice Crispy Treats
Recipe created by Mary Guin, owner and founder of UChef: The Mini Culinary School in a Box.
6 cups rice crispy cereal
3 tablespoons butter
Green food coloring
4 cups miniature marshmallows plus a handful more for decorations
2 cups chocolate chips
- Prepare a sheet pan lined with wax paper. Place 6 cups of rice crispy cereal and set aside.
- In large pot, melt butter on medium heat. When butter is melted, add marshmallows and 8-10 drops of green food coloring (or until desired color is achieved).
- When butter and marshmallow mixture is completely melted, pour 6 cups of rice crispy cereal into pot. Stir until the cereal is well coated.
- Pour mixture onto prepared sheetpan and pat into even layer, about 1 inch thick. Allow to set and cool completely before assembling. (For easier handling, place in fridge for 30-60 minutes before assembling.)
- When crispies are cooled and set, use a gift tag cookie cutter to cut out Frankenstein head. (If you do not have this cutter, you can simply cut into even rectangles.)
- Melt 2 cups of chocolate by heating in microwave for 10 second intervals, stirring in between until intervals until completely melted. About 2 minutes.
- Place a small amount of melted chocolate into piping bag or Ziploc bag. Cut very small hole that will be used to create eyes, ears and mouth.
- To create hair, dip “head” into melted chocolate and allow to cool and set on wax paper or plate.
- For the eyes, cut 1 mini marshmallow into quarters. Roll quartered piece in palms to create eye. Adhere to marshmallow. Using your piping bag create a small pupil on each eye.
- For ears, cut 1 mini marshmallow in half. Add small dab of chocolate for glue and adhere to side of crispy.
- For mouth, using you piping bag of chocolate, create a zig zag pattern or any other creative twist.
- Dip the tip of lollipop stick in chocolate and insert into bottom of head. Place in fridge for 10 minutes for everything to set and harden.
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