You will win for best Halloween dessert with this ghoulishly fun make ahead treat! Crisp rice cereal treats are molded into brains and decorated with candy.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) marshmallows
  • 5 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1 cup SWEDISH FISH Soft & Chewy Candies
  • 1 pkg. (4 oz.) white baking chocolate, melted

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Recipe Tips


Microwave butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 sec. or until melted. Add marshmallows; toss to coat. Microwave 1-1/2 min. or until marshmallows are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 45 sec.


Add cereal and candies; mix well. Shape into 24 mounds on parchment-covered baking sheet to resemble brains as shown in photo, using about 1/3 cup cereal mixture for each brain.


Use back of table knife to press indentation in center on top of each brain.


Spoon melted chocolate into piping bag; cut small piece off bottom of bag. Use to pipe chocolate into indentations and in swirls on tops of brains to resemble photo. Refrigerate 5 min. or until chocolate is firm.