Nuts About Fruit Cake

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  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 12 servings
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3 tablespoons butter or margarine

1 package (10 oz., about 40) regular marshmallows

- OR -

4 cups miniature marshmallows

5 1/2 cups KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal

1 cup mixed dried fruit bits

1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)

6 maraschino cherries, well drained

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon orange juice or apple juice


  1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Add KELLOGG'S® RICE KRISPIES® cereal, fruit and pecans (if desired). Stir until well coated.
  3. Press mixture into six 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2-inch pans coated with cooking spray. Cool. Remove from pans.
  4. Cut each cherry into 5 slivers. Arrange slivers in shape of flower on top of each loaf.
  5. In small bowl whisk together powdered sugar and orange juice. Spoon over loaves. Let stand at least 1 hour. Best if served the same day.
  7. In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Continue with recipe as directed above. Microwave cooking times may vary.