Globlins

Make these lumpy, loopy beasties out of breakfast cereal, dyed green with easy, edible marshmallow "glue."

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

6
cups Kix® cereal
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
4
cups miniature marshmallows
12
drops green food color
24
orange circus peanut candies (from two 4-oz bags)
24
candy-coated chocolate candies
Red string licorice, cut into 24 (1-inch) pieces

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Steps

  • 1 Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. In large bowl, place cereal.
  • 2 In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows; stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in food color. Pour marshmallow mixture over cereal in bowl, stirring until well coated.
  • 3 For feet, place 2 peanut candies on cookie sheet. Spray inside of 1/2-cup measuring cup with cooking spray. For body, fill sprayed 1/2-cup measuring cup with warm cereal mixture; place over feet, releasing cereal mixture and covering back half of feet. Repeat with remaining peanut candies and cereal mixture to make 12 globlins. Immediately attach chocolate candies for eyes. Insert licorice for antenna.
  • 1 Line 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. In large bowl, place cereal.
  • 2 In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows; stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in food color. Pour marshmallow mixture over cereal in bowl, stirring until well coated.
  • 3 For feet, place 2 peanut candies on cookie sheet. Spray inside of 1/2-cup measuring cup with cooking spray. For body, fill sprayed 1/2-cup measuring cup with warm cereal mixture; place over feet, releasing cereal mixture and covering back half of feet. Repeat with remaining peanut candies and cereal mixture to make 12 globlins. Immediately attach chocolate candies for eyes. Insert licorice for antenna.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To prevent the mixture from sticking to your fingers, dip your fingers in water or coat your fingers with butter or cooking spray.

The cereal mixture sets up very quickly, so be sure to have licorice cut and candy ready before cereal has been coated.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.