You will need:
- half a stick of butter
- 1 bag of marshmallows (10 or 16 OZ)
- 1 box of Honey Nut Cheerios (If you use a 16 OZ bag of marshmallows, you might want a box and a little extra)
- a pinch of salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- non-stick cooking spray
- stick pretzels
- blue and red melting chocolate
Melt the butter in the bottom of a large bowl. Pour the marshmallows on top. Microwave in 30 second intervals until the marshmallows are just melted. It is possible to scorch marshmallows so watch them closely. They are ready when they look like the photo below, mostly melted with a few visible lumps still left in them.
Mix the marshmallows until smooth, adding the salt and vanilla. Add the box of Honey Nut Cheerios and mix until they are thoroughly covered.
Spray a 10×13 pan with non-stick cooking spray. Dump the mixture into the pan. Wet your hands and shake off the excess water. Press the mixture down into the pan. The moisture on your hands will keep the cereal from sticking to your hands.
After the Cheerio treats and the pretzels have set. Cut the treats into squares and then press two pretzels, one blue and one red into the top of the treat to complete the Star Wars™ look!
My kids absolutely loved these and they couldn’t help but battle with their pretzels before they ate them!
How would you make your cereal more Star Wars™ ?