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Lorax Rice Krispies

Dr Seuss The Lorax Rice Krispies Pops

Servings 6
Author Stefanie Fauquet

Ingredients

FOR RICE KRISPIES

  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • Two 10 oz. bags of marshmallows
  • 10 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt optional

FOR LORAX RICE KRISPIES

  • Prepared 9 x 13 pan of Rice Krispies see recipe above - cut into 6 large bars
  • Mustache candy mold
  • 1 T solid shortening
  • 2/3 cup yellow Wilton chocolate melts
  • 2 T solid shortening
  • 1 cup orange Wilton chocolate melts
  • 24 yellow Runts candies
  • 12 Large Wilton candy eyes
  • 6 orange Dots candies
  • Lollipop sticks

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
  2. In a small microwave safe bowl, microwave 1 T shortening for 40 seconds or until melted.
  3. Add the yellow chocolate melts and stir until completely melted.
  4. Pour the melted yellow chocolate into the mustache molds and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  5. In a medium microwave bowl, microwave 2 T solid shortening until melted.
  6. Add the orange chocolate melts and stir until completely melted.
  7. Spread the melted orange chocolate on the top of each Rice Krispies bar. Lay each bar on wax paper lined baking sheet.
  8. Before the orange chocolate "sets" on each Rice Krispies bar, add the candy eyes, Runts for eyebrows and Dots for the nose.
  9. Lastly, lightly press a yellow chocolate mustache onto each bar and set aside for at least one hour to "set."
  10. Insert a lollipop stick into each bar.