I am so excited…October is finally here! I try to put off all things Halloween until October, but once it arrives, there are so many new things to try that I have to be busy. I spied these little treats on Pinterest and knew this would be a nice and easy addition to my Halloween treat arsenal. Candy corn is one of those iconic treats that shouts Halloween, but it isn’t my favorite candy. Don’t get me wrong…I always buy it and will use it to decorate with, but eating it is a different story. It is way too sweet for my taste buds, but I love the tri-colored shape, so the possibility of using this as a replacement makes me happy! Candy Corn Krispie Treats You will need to gather the following items before you start: 1 large box of Rice Krispies cereal (at least 9 3/4 cups); 2 -10 oz bags of mini marshmallows; 1 cube (1/2 cup) butter – if you cut up the cube of butter into the portions you will need, there will be an extra tablespoon to use on your hands to press the krispie mixture into the cake pan; spray vegetable oil; yellow and orange gel food coloring (like Americolor or Wilton); 2 large mixing bowls, at least one of them microwave-safe; a wisk, a bowl scraper and a large, sturdy spoon; 2 – 8″ cake pans. For the yellow ring:
Time for some Halloween cupcakes!