Rudolph Treats
Contributed by Diane S.

Kids are the perfect helpers for adding the red nose and antlers to these
crunchy holiday treats.

Preparation time: 20 minutes


1/2 cup LAND O LAKESŪ Butter
1 (10 1/2-ounce) bag (5 1/2 cups) miniature marshmallows
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
5 cups crisp rice cereal*
36 large pretzel twists, broken
36 red cinnamon candies
72 mini chocolate chips or candies

Melt butter, marshmallows and cocoa in 3-quart saucepan over low heat,
stirring constantly, until marshmallows are melted (4 to 5 minutes). Add
cereal; gently stir until will coated.

Drop cereal mixture by buttered tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Use
buttered hands to shape into reindeer heads. Quickly push pretzel pieces
into top of head for antlers. Press in cinnamon candy for red nose and
chocolate chips for eyes. Cool completely. Store between sheets of waxed
paper in airtight container.

*Substitute chocolate crisp rice cereal.

Yield: 36 cookies

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)
Calories: 90
Protein: 1 g
Carbohydrate: 15 g
Fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Sodium: 160 mg

September 98 Recipes