Friday, December 28, 2007

Candy's Marshmallow Caramel Krispy Pops

These are FANTASTIC! My friend Candy at work (the favorite-girl who shared THIS RECIPE for pepperoncini crock pot beef with me, came into work a week or so ago with these yummy, addictive marshmallow goodies.
This recipe is as simple as they come and can be jazzed up in about a million ways- add crushed peanuts, decorate with some drizzled chocolate, add some crushed graham cracker...the possibilities are endless!
This was another desert at our Holiday Party this year and I must say, a HUGE hit! There was not a single on left for me to eat for breakfast on Sunday~

This made about 60-70 Mellow Pops
Source: Candy at work

1 Bag of large s'mores-size marshmallows
1 Bag of individually wrapped caramel squares
(or get really badass and make your own caramel)
1/2 a box of rice krispy cereal
75 toothpicks

Cover a cookie sheet with wax paper
Slowly melt the caramel squares in a medium sauce pot over low heat- keep an eye on the heat, I turned it on and off of low heat a few times to keep the caramel melted but not hot, burning or bubbling.
Pour the rice krispy cereal into a large bowl.
Stick a toothpick in a marshmallow- cover marshmallow in caramel (use a spoon to drizzle over the top, and help get the drippies off the bottom.) Submerge the caramel covered mellow into the krispy cereal, covering all the caramel with krispies.
Place on the wax paper covered baking sheet- repeat until you run out of one or more of the ingredients... Let "set" for at least one hour, out on the counter is fine (as long as your dog can't get up there and take out your whole dessert operation- we have a weenie, so that is no threat here) they don't need to go in the fridge, I let them set for about 6 hours because I made them the morning of our party- they were so goooood! THANK YOU CANDY!! I'll be using this recipe and making these treats for many years to come!!


Kayte said...

wow, those sound incredible! my daughter would have so much fun making, and eating, those!

and i gotta tell you, i love the way you write. you made me laugh out loud with the dog ruining the whole dessert operation line. so funny!

Jennyfer said...

Holy cow those look good. Must. Stay. Away! There goes my new's year's resolution.

Deborah said...

I would probably end up eating the whole batch of these!!