Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Crispy, Crunchy Cereal Treats
2 C. brown sugar
2 sticks butter or margarine
1 ¾ C. light corn syrup
1 can sweetened condensed milk
19 C. crisp rice cereal
Boil brown sugar, butter or margarine, and corn syrup for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Add condensed milk and boil 3 additional minutes. Pour over cereal and mix well.
Spray non-stick cooking spray into mould (first time only) and fill with mixture. Remove immediately from mould; place on wax paper. Allow at least 1 hour set up time.
Yield: 25 shapes
Substitute popcorn for crisp rice (1 ¼-1 ½ cups un-popped popcorn).
Substitute puffed rice for crisp rice cereal.
Mix popcorn and puffed rice together.
Add 3 squares of unsweetened chocolate before sweetened condensed milk.