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Ever since I found out that you can buy cereal marshmallowsin bulkon the internet, I have been dreaming about making cereal marshmallow marshmallow treats. Similar to rice cereal treats, but with only the best part of any cereal- the cereal marshmallows! They have affectionately become known as "unicorn barf" around these parts, for obvious reasons, but what is a bad day for a unicorn is a delicious day for everyone else! They are super simple to make and look really pretty!

Step 1: Ingredients

For this recipe I used:

2 cups of marshmallows

2 1/2 cups of cereal marshmallows

1/4 cup butter for the treats, plus extra for greasing everything

You will also need a sharp knife, a sauce pan, a spatula and a baking tray or glass tray.

This recipe made 15 small pieces of unicorn barf but of course you can make more or less depending on how much you want, just keep the ingredients proportional.

<p>I recently made a post on The Fairytale Traveler about rainbow recipes and featured this recipe - just wanted to make sure you're ok with my using a photo and linking back to this Instructable. This recipe is all kinds of awesome and can't wait to make it :)</p>
Yes, it's totally fine, as long as you give me credit and link back to the Instructable :)
Lol
<p>Bahahaha best dessert name ever.</p>
<p>thanks!</p>
<p>Do not even consider using vegetarian &quot;marshmallows&quot; for this. Nasty, NASTY stuff!</p>
<p>simple little treats</p>
So easy to make and delicious
<p>These are amazingly easy to make, and so much fun to serve and eat. The name is priceless, and they're always a hit! I used mini marshmallows to save time on cutting the larger ones ahead of time (yes, I'm lazy) - worked like a charm! </p>
<p>Mini marshmallows are a great idea! The only reason I used big ones was because I already had them, haha.</p>
What about mini marshmallows or marshmallow fluff? Would those work in place of chopped up regular marshmallows?
<p>Mini marshmallows would definitely work! I'm not sure about marshmallow fluff, but it seems like it should work. You could experiment a little bit and see how that works :)</p>
I made this for my daughter's Lego Movie Cloud Cuckoo Land party. It wasn't a huge hit for the adults, but the kiddos loved it.
<p>Awesome! Glad the kids enjoyed it!</p>
<p>Perfect for my next pony party! :) So cute...who knew you could just buy marshmallows? love it!</p>
<p>I know! I can't believe it!</p>
<p>Cool name btw... DANGER! ;) </p>
<p>Awesome! Love it!</p>
This is amazing! And it tastes great!
<p>Yummy one :) .. I too love Rainbow Foods. </p>
This is perfect!
<p>This is fantastic! I love the name...</p>
<p>Haha, thanks!</p>
<p>Glad you think so :)</p>
So how did u come up with the idea of unicorn barf??
<p>I didn't plan on calling it that, but after I made it, I thought it looked like what unicorn barf would look like, haha.</p>
<p>Brilliant photos, the colors jump out</p><p>what a unique idea</p><p>I really like the presentation</p>
<p>Thanks!</p>
Soooooooo cool!
<p>Thanks!</p>
Its so colorful and just buy some lucky charms
<p>But then you have cereal mixed in with your cereal marshmallows! haha</p>
<p>a sharp knife is a must. I threw mine into the freezer to help cool faster. it is very tasty but i feel I am much closer to becoming a diabetic...</p>
<p>Live life like it's your last day on earth. </p><p>And yes, a sharp knife helps a lot!</p>
We made it! We must have added the marshmallow goo to soon because about half the cereal mallows were melted, lost the crunch. It was good, super sugery, stick to small sizes.
Here's some photos: http://m.imgur.com/a/OfinA
<p>Omg, awesome! Thanks for sharing!</p>
<p>This is so pretty! Looks yummy too, thanks for sharing.</p><p>sunshiine</p>
<p>Thanks! It really wasn't horrible tasting!</p>
LOVE IT! You have my vote mate!
<p>Thank you!</p>
<p>My cats are able to produce a very similar product, no Instructable required. Just feed them multicolored cat food.</p>
<p>haha</p>
<p>brilliant !!! </p>
<p>thanks!</p>
<p>You could always add a drop or two of PETA member donated blood and then label appropriately to keep all the vegan types from eating them all I guess.</p>
I checked online and they wanted.more than $1 PER OUNCE for the cereal marshmallows. Has anybody tried to melt regular marshmallows, dye them, and cut them up ? If it works, you could also add flavors (a craft store with candy - making supplies would have a huge selection of dyes and flavors).

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