Crispy Cocoa Creatures

Create a whole zoo of these animal-shaped cookies.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup margarine or butter
1
tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
1
teaspoon cinnamon
1
(10 1/2-oz.) pkg. miniature marshmallows
6
cups chocolate-flavor crisp rice cereal
1/4
cup candy corn, small candies, shoe string licorice and/or miniature chips, if desired

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  • 1 In large saucepan, combine margarine, cocoa, cinnamon and marshmallows; cook over medium heat until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth and creamy, stirring constantly. Stir in crisp rice cereal. Cool slightly.
  • 2 Spray open metal or plastic cookie cutters of desired shapes with nonstick cooking spray. Grease large piece of waxed paper and place on work surface. With buttered hands, firmly press cereal mixture into 1-inch-thick rectangle. With sprayed cutters, cut out cookies; place on sprayed waxed paper. Press scraps together and re-cut. (Respray cookie cutters as necessary). Decorate cookies with candies. Let stand until set. Wrap each cookie individually in plastic wrap.
  • 1 In large saucepan, combine margarine, cocoa, cinnamon and marshmallows; cook over medium heat until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth and creamy, stirring constantly. Stir in crisp rice cereal. Cool slightly.
  • 2 Spray open metal or plastic cookie cutters of desired shapes with nonstick cooking spray. Grease large piece of waxed paper and place on work surface. With buttered hands, firmly press cereal mixture into 1-inch-thick rectangle. With sprayed cutters, cut out cookies; place on sprayed waxed paper. Press scraps together and re-cut. (Respray cookie cutters as necessary). Decorate cookies with candies. Let stand until set. Wrap each cookie individually in plastic wrap.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Small Cookie
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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