Embellish the time-honored recipe for marshmallow treats with the yummy flavor of butterscotch for quick to prepare snacks that are perfect for a crowd.
Ideal for children of all ages, this recipe can be made at the last minute and is an excellent choice when it comes to easy back-to-school snacks.
With full schedules for both parents and children, this crowd-pleasing recipe is a timely treat.
BUTTERSCOTCH CRISPY TREATS
6 cups crisp rice cereal 1/2 cup butterscotch chips 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter 3 tablespoons instant butterscotch pudding and pie filling mix (from a 4-serving size package) 1 (10.5 ounce) package miniature marshmallows
Butter a 9×13-inch baking pan. In a large bowl, combine cereal and butterscotch chips. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat; stir in marshmallows. Cook until melted and smooth, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in pudding mix. Pour over cereal mixture. Stir until well coated. Press mixture into prepared pan. Cool completely. Cut into squares. Makes 24 squares.
Have a ball this Halloween and scare up a smile from ghosts and goblins of all ages. An old-fashioned favorite, this spellbindingly easy recipe can be ready to serve like magic. Packaged caramel candies shorten time spent in the kitchen and a hint of chocolate lends a unique touch.
Perfect for all the hungry ghouls who will soon be gracing neighborhood doorsteps, these last minute treats will do the trick. From my family to yours, Happy Halloween!
2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon water 28 caramel candies 2 tablespoons butter 13 regular size marshmallows 12 cups popped popcorn Nonstick cooking spray
Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper or parchment paper. In a medium saucepan, over medium-low heat, combine chocolate chips, water, and caramel candies. Cook until caramel candies are almost completely melted, 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in butter and marshmallows. Cook until mixture is melted and smooth, 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour over popcorn; toss to coat. Coat hands with nonstick cooking spray; shape popcorn mixture into 12 (2 1/2 to 3-inch diameter) balls. Place on prepared baking sheet; insert wooden sticks, if desired. Let stand until set, 15 to 20 minutes. Makes 12 popcorn balls.
Treat the ghosts and goblins that will soon be roaming the neighborhood to ghoulishly delicious candy apples. Magically easy to prepare, no sweet-toothed witch or werewolf will be able to resist these seasonal goodies.
A delightful addition to any haunting celebration, this time-honored recipe will have hungry ghouls howling with delight. So when it comes to casting a spell on Halloween, these yummy treats will do the trick.
8 medium apples 8 wooden sticks 2 1/3 cups sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
Grease a large baking sheet or line with parchment paper. Wash and dry apples; insert a wooden stick into the stem end of each apple. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, syrup, water, and food coloring. Cook over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves, 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently. Insert a candy thermometer into the liquid. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-high; boil until candy thermometer reaches 300 degrees F, about 20 minutes, without stirring. Remove from heat. Tip saucepan and swirl each apple in mixture to coat evenly. (Work quickly before syrup hardens.) Place on prepared baking sheet. Cool 1 hour before serving. Makes 8 candy apples.
Fall gatherings are better than ever when they include the yummy taste of butterscotch. Easy to prepare, these seasonal goodies are perfect for any autumn get-together.
Whether it’s a fabulous finale to a crisp fall dinner or a crowd-pleasing addition to any spooky celebration, these tasty morsels are ideal for picking up and nibbling. Both children and adults will delight in the old-fashioned goodness of a butterscotch-flavored treat.
Now this is a delicious way to savor a taste of autumn.
FILLING 1/4 cup butterscotch cook-and-serve pudding and pie filling mix 1/2 cup half-and-half or fat-free half-and-half 3/4 cup butterscotch chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. For crust, in a large bowl, combine cake mix, flour, butter, milk, and egg. Press two-thirds of mixture into a 9×13-inch baking pan. Bake 8 minutes. Meanwhile, for filling, in a medium glass microwave-safe bowl, combine pudding mix and half-and-half. Microwave on HIGH until mixture boils, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, stirring once halfway through. Add butterscotch chips; stir until chips have almost melted. Spread butterscotch mixture over hot crust; sprinkle with the remaining crust mixture. Bake until filling is bubbly and crust is golden, 15 to 18 minutes. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Makes 32 bars.
Scare up excitement on Halloween by whipping up a batch of creepy crispy treats that witches and ghouls of all ages will love to sink their teeth into.
Crawling with fun, these mouthwatering goodies are perfect for any spooky celebration. And they are magically easy to prepare. Simply stir colorful autumn mix candy into the crisp rice and marshmallow mixture, transfer to an easy to clean baking dish like this one from Anchor Hocking, and in no time you will be on your way to a memorable monster bash.
With minimal ingredients and dependable bakeware, there’s no trick to preparing these goblin-friendly treats. From my family to yours, Happy Halloween!
HALLOWEEN CRISPY TREATS
Nonstick cooking spray
6 cups crisp rice cereal
1 1/2 cups autumn mix candy
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter
1 (10-ounce) package marshmallows
Coat a (3 quart) 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place cereal in a large bowl. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat; stir in marshmallows. Cook until melted and smooth, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; pour over cereal mixture. Stir until just coated. Add candy mix; stir until combined. Press mixture into prepared pan. Cool completely. Cut into squares. Makes 24 squares.
Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing photography and bakeware