Marshmallow crispy bites recipe

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These marshmallow crispy bites are one of the easiest recipes we have for getting your kids into cooking. Great fun and they're be so happy when they get to eat the results.

marshmallow crispy bites
  • healthy
Makes24
SkillEasy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins plus 15mins cooling time
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories85 Kcal4%
Sugar7.7 g9%
Fat1.7 g2%
Saturated Fat1 g5%
Salt0.12 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein1.2 g2%
Carbohydrates15.9 g6%
Salt0.12 gRow 7 - Cell 2

These no-bake marshmallow crispy bites are a sticky, delicious treat to make with little ones.

Cooking with kids is a great way to get them interested in foods and trying new things. This recipe is about as easy as you can get for baking with little ones, but the results are still delicious. We've broken this recipe down into steps for mum or dad to complete, and ones you can let the little ones loose on. With only three ingredients, this is a good holiday project that doesn't need much planning or spending in advance. And they're a party staple, so if there's a celebration coming up, make some of these to share around. 

Ingredients

  • 45g butter
  • 300g marshmallows
  • 180g sugared crispy cereal

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Method

  1. Mum or Dad: Grease a tray pan with a little oil. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over a low heat. Add the marshmallows and cook gently until they are completely melted. Stir constantly before taking the pan off the heat. Pour into a large clean bowl.
  2. Child: Add the cereal to the bowl and mix using a plastic spoon.
  3. Mum or Dad and child together: Press the mixture into the tray. Flatten the top and allow to cool completely before the adult cuts them into squares.

Top tip for making marshmallow bites with your kids

Stir through chocolate chips or sprinkle them over for an extra treat. For a rainbow effect, top with some hundreds and thousands.

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Author, writer and Mum of three, Anneliese Giggins has been creating recipes for Goodto.com for the past 9 years. She has also created food-related content for household names such as Daily Mail, Daily Express and Goodto.com. Her most successful to date was how to feed a family of 4 on £20 a week