Tuesday, December 7, 2010

VINTAGE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT, BOOK PAGE WREATH, RICE KRISPIES WREATH & HOLIDAY LIGHTS


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If you want to make the very popular Book Page Wreath than the Jones Design Company is the place to get the instructions for making it.

RICE KRISPIES WREATHS

These miniature wreaths made from Kellogg's® Rice Krispies Treats® will be the hit of your holiday cookie trays.

INGREDIENTS:

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
- or -
4 cups miniature marshmallows
1 teaspoon green food coloring
6 cups Rice Krispies®
Canned frosting or decorating gel
Assorted candies

DIRECTIONS:

In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in food coloring.

Add Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal. Stir until well coated.

Using 1/4-cup measuring cup coated with cooking spray portion cereal mixture. Using buttered hands each portion into small wreath. Decorate with frosting and/or candies. Best if served the same day.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

Note:
For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container. To freeze, place in layers separated by wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

KELLOGG’S HOLIDAY LIGHTS

Brighten up the holidays with these edible "lights" made from Kellogg's® Rice Krispies Treats®.

INGREDIENTS:

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows
- or -
4 cups miniature marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies®
Food coloring (optional)
Red or black string licorice

DIRECTIONS:

In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Divide marshmallow mixture into 4 or 5 portions. Stir a few drops of different food colors into each portion, if desired.

Divide Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal among marshmallow portions. Stir each until well coated. Cool slightly.

Using buttered hands shape cereal mixtures into holiday lights and plug. Place on wax paper.

Shape licorice into circle to form holiday lights wire. Attach cereal lights and plug to licorice with frosting. Best if served the same day.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS:
In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Divide marshmallow mixture into 4 or 5 portions. Stir a few drops of different food colors into each portion, if desired. Follow steps 2 through 4 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

Note:
For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container.
Recipes from Kellogg.com

2 comments:

Connie said...

Thanks Sue for posting such delicious recipes for all of us.
Hugs,
Connie

folkhaven said...

I really like the ornament and the wreath made from old book pages. Thank you for posting these ideas!