by NYMetroParents Staff

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Getting the kids into the kitchen to help with dinner can be torture, but getting them cooking might be more fun with this festive Halloween recipe for delicious, chocolate rice cereal treats. Plus, these Bewitching Cocoa Bites also make the perfect addition to any Halloween costume party.

rice krispy cocoa treatsIngredients

5 cups crisp rice cereal
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 cups miniature marshmallows or 30 large marshmallows
1 2/3 cups (10oz) Peanut butter chips
1/3 cup cocoa
1/3 cup light corn syrup.


  • Measure cereal; set aside. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Add marshmallows, peanut butter chips, and cocoa. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until marshmallows and chips are melted. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in corn syrup. Add cereal; stir until well coated.
  • Using hands, shape into 1 1/2 inch balls, stirring mixture a few times during shaping. Place on a cookie sheet. Cool completely. Decorate as desired. Store Cocoa Bites in a cool dry place. Makes about 40 treats.

Article courtesy of the National Confectioners Association.
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See Also:

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