Pebbles Snow People

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Prep Time: 15 Min

Total Time: 15 Min

Servings: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1 pkg. (10-1/2 oz.) miniature marshmallows (6 cups)
  • 1 pkg. (13 oz.) Fruity Pebbles Cereal (about 8-1/2 cups)
  • Decorating icing, any color
  • Decorations (see Tip)

Directions

  1. Microwave butter in 4-qt. microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 sec. or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss to coat. Microwave 1-1/2 min. or until marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 45 sec. Add cereal; mix well.
  2. Shape 1 cup of the cereal mixture into ball, using wet or greased hands. Repeat to make a total of six large balls. Shape remaining cereal mixture into six smaller balls, using about 1/2 cup of the cereal mixture for each ball.
  3. Place one small ball on top of each large ball to make a "snow person." Gently press balls together to secure, using decorating icing to help secure if desired. Decorate as desired, using decorating icing to attach desired decorations to snow people. Makes 6 snow people.

Tips and Suggestions

Substitute: Prepare as directed, using Cocoa Pebbles Cereal.

Suggested Decorations: Use assorted candies such as gumdrops, red hot cinnamon candies, peppermint candies, small jelly beans, marshmallows, vanilla wafers, bite-size chocolate sandwich cookies, bite-size chocolate chip cookies, chewy fruit snack rolls, string licorice, pretzel sticks, candy coated milk chocolate candies and nonpareils.

Note: This recipe is intended to be prepared with adult supervision.

Pebbles Snowballs: Prepare cereal mixture as directed. Shape into 16 balls with moistened or greased hands, using about 1/2 cup of the cereal mixture for each ball. Place on wax paper-lined tray. Cool. Using sifter or strainer, sprinkle balls evenly with 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Makes 16 servings, one snowball each.

Fun Idea: Prepare snow people as directed; cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar for a wintery look. Use snow people as place cards or wrap individually in colored plastic wrap to give as gifts. Or, make one large snow person and use as a centerpiece.

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