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Crispy Marshmallow Pumpkin Treats

The perfect snack for the fall season.
Course Appetizer, Marshmallow Treats
Cuisine All-American
Keyword marshmallow, Rice Krispies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 281kcal
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 6 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal
  • orange food coloring
  • sprinkles of your choice
  • tootsie rolls midgets
  • green apple watermelon or your choice of air head candy, cut lengthwise into thin strips or you can substitute fruit by the foot for the air heads


  • In a large saucepan, combine the marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Remove from heat; tint orange with food coloring. Stir in cereal and mix well. With buttered hands, shape mixture into six large balls. You will need to pack the crispy treats like you would if you were making a snowball. Roll "pumpkins in sprinkles, if desired.
  • Cut Tootsie rolls in half width-wise, press into top of each "pumpkin" for a stem.
  • Roll Air Head strips between hands to form vines; press into each pumpkin near stem.
  • Make faces with Air Heads, or use Fruit by the Foot to make vines and faces.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.6mg