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Elaine Magee, MPH, RD posted:
It's graduation time for high school and college and I wanted to prepare something fun and festive to accompany gift cards. A couple years ago I discovered that Rice Krispie Treats could be dressed up for this occasion.

* Make big rice krispie treats and decorate them by mixing in or topping them with M&Ms in the color of their school. (You can find M&Ms in all sorts of colors at craft stores or online)

* Wrap each rice krispie treat with plastic wrap and then add the gift card and tie them together with ribbon in the school color.

LOOKING FOR A GRADUATION PARTY TREAT?
Rice Krispie Treats works for parties as well. Cut them up into bite-size pieces.

HEALTHIER TREATS?
Use the usual Rice Krispie Treat recipe but substitute a less fat margarine and look for more whole grain rice krispies.
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Thanks for the great idea, love using school color M & M's.

A few weeks ago I was helping make a graduation cake. We were going to mold rice crispy treats in the shape of a rolled diploma, but did not have all ingredients on hand.

We ended up using large marshmellows held together end on end with toothpicks and icing it. Then made a bow out of a fruit roll-up.

Not as healthy or even pleasantly edible (too sweet) but it worked great.

Elizabeth


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