Gluten Free!

Chex® Holiday Cutouts

Make each holiday extra special with Chex® cereal! The kids will have a great time decorating the special shapes.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:30 min
Makes:About 24 cookies

Average 4.67 from 81 ratingsAverage 4.67 from 81 ratingsAverage 4.67 from 81 ratingsAverage 4.67 from 81 ratingsAverage 4.67 from 81 ratings 81 ratings Rate   Email Print
Corn Chex®Rice Chex®Honey Nut Chex®
11cups Rice Chex®, Corn Chex® or Honey Nut Chex® cereal
1bag (16 oz) large marshmallows (about 72)
1/2cup butter or margarine
Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy or Whipped vanilla frosting, if desired
Candy-coated chocolate candies, if desired
To make Snack Squares, press the cereal mixture in the pan as directed, then melt 1/4 cup butter and 1 bag (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips in a microwavable bowl on High 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds. Spread evenly over cereal mixture. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours or until set.
Did You Know?
The frosting can be colored using liquid or paste food colors—paste colors are more intense.
Preparation Directions
1.Butter 15x10x1-inch pan. Coarsely crush cereal. (To easily crush cereal, place in plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper, and crush with rolling pin.)
2.In large microwavable bowl, microwave marshmallows and butter uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring each minute, until mixture is smooth. Stir in crushed cereal. Using buttered back of spoon or hands, press firmly in pan. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
3.Cut into shapes with 2 1/2- to 3-inch holiday cutters (such as Fourth of July flag or star, Halloween pumpkin or ghost, Christmas tree or snowman, Hanukkah dreidel or star, Easter egg or bunny, etc.). Decorate with frosting and candies.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Increase microwave time to about 3 minutes.
Nutritional Information
1 Cookie: Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 35); Total Fat 4g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 160mg; Total Carbohydrate 28g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 12g); Protein 1% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 4%; Iron 25Exchanges: 1 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 MyPyramid Servings: nc c Dairy, nc tsp Fats & Oils, nc c Fruits, nc oz-equivalents Grains, nc oz-equivalents Meat & Beans, nc c Vegetables 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.