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Why I Love This Recipe

A scarier take on traditional Rice Krispies Treats®, Munch-A-Roaches are perfect for packed Halloween lunches or after-school snacks. Tropical fruit salad and currants boost the nutritional value of this crunchy, fruity treat.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 can (15 ounces) tropical fruit salad, drained and finely chopped
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 package (10 1/2 ounces) mini-marshmallows
6 cups crisped rice cereal
48 currants or dried blueberries
10 licorice laces, any color

Paper towels
Large pot
Baking sheet


Sandwich the fruit between 2 layers of paper towel and blot away as much moisture as possible.

Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat and stir in fruit and crisped rice cereal until cereal is uniformly moistened. Scrape onto a sheet pan and cool.

Wet your hands and form cereal mixture into 24 tablespoon size, egg-shaped balls (bodies) and 24, 1 1/2 teaspoon-size balls (heads). Stick the heads onto the bodies and decorate with currants or dried blueberries for eyes, and small pieces of licorice for legs and antenna.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 100; Total fat 1.5g; Saturated fat 2g; Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 80mg; Carbohydrate 22g; Fiber 0g; Protein 1g; Vitamin A 4%DV*; Vitamin C 20%DV; Calcium 0%DV; Iron 15%DV

*Daily Value

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