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Crispy Star Pops

These patriotic pops are a hit at our annual Fourth of July get-together. Serve them as an after-picnic dessert. Or slip them into cellophane bags, tie on ribbons and give them as favors. —Colleen Sturma, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    15 pops

Ingredients

  • 8 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 12 cups Rice Krispies
  • 12 Popsicle sticks
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon shortening
  • Red, white and blue sprinkles

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, heat marshmallows and butter until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in cereal and mix well. Press into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Cut with a 3-in. star-shaped cookie cutter. Insert a wooden pop stick into the side of each star; place on waxed paper.
  • In a microwave, melt white chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Spread over stars. Decorate with sprinkles.
Nutrition Facts
1 pop: 171 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 139mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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