Bear-y Happy Valentine's Day treats

 
 
 

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Rice Krispies treats are good for any occasion, but with a little creative flourish, you can make these an un-bear-ably cute Valentine's Day goodie.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (14 oz.) caramels, unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free half-and-half or fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • Canned frosting or decorating gel
  • Food coloring
  • Assorted candies

Directions

  1. In large saucepan combine caramels and half-and-half. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in vanilla. Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.
  3. Using buttered spatula or wax paper, evenly press mixture into 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Using cookie cutters coated with cooking spray cut eight 2 1/4-inch circles, eight 1 3/4-inch circles, eight 1-inch circles and twenty-four 3/4-inch circles.
  4. For each teddy bear place one 2 1/4-inch circle adjacent to one 1 3/4-inch circle. Gently press together. Halve one of the 3/4-inch circles and use for ears. Attach two 3/4-inch circles for feet. Place one 1-inch circle on the 1 3/4-inch circle for nose. Decorate with frosting and/or candies. Best if served the same day.
 
 



 
 
 
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