Tombstone Cookies

Enjoy these tombstone cookies that are made using marshmallows, rice cereal and chocolate wafer cookies - a perfect dessert treat for Halloween.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/3
cup butter or margarine
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows (5 1/2 cups)
7
cups cocoa-flavored rice cereal
8
thin chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
2/3 cup vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 1-lb container)
  • 1 Line 13x9-inch pan with foil or waxed paper; grease generously with cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows, stirring until melted. Remove from heat; stir in cereal. Press evenly in pan using greased spatula or waxed paper. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Using greased 3-inch tombstone-shaped cookie cutter, cut out 16 tombstones. In small bowl, place crushed wafer cookies.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave 2/3 cup of the frosting on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted. Dip bottom of each treat into melted frosting, tapping off excess. Immediately coat dipped portion with cookie crumbs. Place on cookie sheet to set, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 Place vanilla frosting in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off tiny corner of bag. Twist bag above frosting; squeeze bag to pipe RIP (Rest In Peace) on each treat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    233
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Sodium
    184mg
    184%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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