Pilgrim Hat Treats™

This recipe lets you share the story of the first Thanksgiving with your kids in the tastiest way imaginable. Try decorating these fancy hats with frosting and candy corn.


12 servings


3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 (10 ounce, about 40) package regular marshmallows or 4 cups miniature
6 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal or 6 cups Kellogg's® Cocoa Krispies® cereal
canned frosting and/or decorating gel
assorted candies


In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.

Add cereal. Stir until well coated. Cool slightly.

For each pilgrim hat, use buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool slightly. Using cookie cutters coated with cooking spray cut into a pilgrim hat shape. Decorate with frosting and/or candies. Best if served the same day.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Additional Information

Microwave Directions: In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.

For best results, use fresh marshmallows.

1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.

Diet, reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.


Store no more than two days at room temperature in airtight container. To freeze, place in single layer on wax paper in airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (1 Pilgrim Hat): Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 25); Total Fat 2 g (Saturated Fat 2 g, Trans Fat 0 g); Cholesterol 10 mg; Sodium 110 mg; Total Carbohydrate 27 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 13 g); Protein 1 g

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