Caramel Pumpkin Rice Crispy Treats
Caramel coated pumpkin spice crispy treats are an easy and impressive dessert for your next holiday get-together or party.
- 12 clear treat bags with twist ties optional
- 12 lollipop sticks
- 3 tbsp butter
- 6 cups crispy rice cereal
- 1 kit JELL-O Holiday Jigglers Mold Kit
- 1 bag JET-PUFFED Pumpkin Spice Mallows 8 oz
- 1 bag Kraft Caramel Bits 11 oz
Spray the JELL-O Holiday Jigglers Mold Kit with non-stick cooking spray or brush with melted butter (to prevent sticking).
In a large pot, melt the 3 tbsp of butter over medium heat being careful not to burn.
Once the butter is melted add to the pot the entire bag of JET-PUFFED Pumpkin Spice Mallows. Stir every 10 seconds until the marshmallows are completely melted and the mixture becomes gooey. Remove from heat.
Using a buttered or grease spoon, combine the crispy rice cereal and the pumpkin spice marshmallow mixture. Carefully fold over the mixture until all the cereal is coated.
Press the marshmallow and crispy cereal mixture into the Holiday Jigglers Mold Kit. Be sure to press the crispy treat down into the mold as much as possible adding more if necessary. Allow the treat to cool 3-5 minutes in the mold to ensure it keeps its shape.
Remove the treats from the molds and carefully place a lolly pop stick up through the bottom roughly 1.5" (3-4cm).
Continue steps 5 and 6 until all the treats are pressed. Set aside.
In a small saucepan, add the bag of Kraft Caramel Bits and 1 tbsp of water. Melt over medium to low heat, stirring constantly, until thoroughly melted.
Once again using the Jigglers mold, spray with non-stick spray and add roughly 2 tsp of the melted Caramel Bits into the bottom of the mold. Do not fill the mold entirely with caramel.
Remove the sticks from the cooled crispy treats and press them back into the mold on top of the melted Caramel Bits. Allow the caramel to cool another 3 minutes before removing from the mold.
Dip the lollipop stick into the melted Caramel Bits and place the stick back into the hole previously created in the crispy treat (the caramel acts as the glue keeping the stick in place).
Cover the cooled Caramel Pumpkin Spice Crispy Treats with a clear treat bag and tie it with a twist tie in order to keep freshness. (optional)