Saint Nick Cereal Cookies

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 25m
Ready In

"NOTE: White frosting not included in nutritional facts"

Original recipe yields 16 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (252.8 g)
  • Calories 907.3
  • Total Fat - 24.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 20 mg
  • Sodium - 393.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 176.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.4 g
  • Sugars - 154.5 g
  • Protein - 7 g
  • Calcium - 62.8 mg
  • Iron - 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, letting foil hang over 2 opposite sides of pan; spray bottom and sides of foil with cooking spray.

Step 2

Reserve 16 marshmallows.

Step 3

In 2 1/2-quart nonstick saucepan, heat remaining marshmallows, the butter, peanut butter and baking chips over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until butter and marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth.

Step 4

Place cereal in large bowl; pour marshmallow mixture over cereal. Spray wooden spoon or rubber spatula with cooking spray and use to stir marshmallow mixture into cereal.

Step 5

Spread and pat cereal mixture in pan, using sprayed utensil. (Or spray hands and pat mixture into pan; mixture will be quite sticky until set.) Let stand 10 minutes.

Step 6

Remove cereal mixture from pan by lifting with foil; peel back foil.

Step 7

Using large sharp knife, cut mixture in half lengthwise into 2 rectangles.

Step 8

To mark 1 rectangle for cutting, place toothpick at each end of one long side; add 3 toothpicks to same side, about every 3 inches, dividing into fourths. On other long side, place toothpick 1 1/2 inches from each end; add 3 toothpicks to same side, about every 3 inches, dividing into thirds. Cut diagonally across rectangle from toothpick to toothpick, forming triangles.

Step 9

Press together 2 end pieces to form eighth triangle. Repeat with remaining rectangle.

Step 10

For each cookie, spread frosting from top point to cover top 1/3 of triangle. Place 1 marshmallow at point. Sprinkle red sugar over frosting for hat.

Step 11

Spread frosting over lower 1/3 of cookie for beard; add gumdrop piece at top center of beard for mouth. Add 3 dots of icing to face area for attaching blue bits for eyes and red bit for nose.

Step 12

Let stand 10 minutes until frosting is set.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.