Crispy Pops

    “Crispy Pops,” Friend, Jan. 1993, 32

    Crispy Pops

    6 cups crisp rice cereal

    1 cup small, candy-covered chocolate candies

    1/4 cup butter

    1 package (10.5 ounces/294 g) miniature marshmallows

    14 (15 ounce/150 ml) disposable cups

    14 wooden sticks

    1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal and the chocolate candies.

    2. Put the butter and marshmallows into a microwavable bowl. Microwave on high for 1–2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, or cook the mixture in a pan over low heat until melted. Beat well until blended.

    3. Pour the marshmallow mixture over the cereal mixture, and mix quickly but gently till all the cereal is coated.

    4. Fill each cup with the cereal mixture, pressing lightly; insert the sticks. Let cool completely before removing from the cups and eating.

    Illustrated by Dick Brown