In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until melted.
Add KELLOGG’S COCOA KRISPIES cereal. Stir until well coated.
Cool slightly. Using buttered hands shape mixture into sixteen 3-inch footballs. Decorate with frosting. Best if served the same day.
MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: In microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Add peanut butter, stirring until melted. Follow steps 2 and 3 above. Microwave cooking times may vary.
Variations: It’s easy and fun to make sport-inspired Treats for a winning after-play snack. -Basketball: Cut out circles. Decorate with orange-colored frosting and black gel. -Bowling: With cutters or stencils, cut out bowling balls and pins and decorate. -Running: Use a stencil to cut out the shapes of running shoes. Add licorice laces. -Tennis: Cut out round balls and frost in bright yellow. Use a cardboard stencil to cut racquets; frost them and use decorating gel to add the strings. -Trophies: Look for trophy-shaped cutters or make stencils. Cover in gold frosting and use decorating gel to write on the names of team members. Everyone wins!
This game day recipe is excerpted with permission from <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1616281197/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1616281197&linkCode=as2&tag=craftfocom-20">"The Rice Krispies Treats® Cookbook: Fun Recipes for Making Memories with America's Favorite Family Snack"</a> by Norman Kolpas and published by Weldon Owen.