Smashed Frogs – Halloween Candy
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An easy to make fun Halloween treat! Change it up for Christmas by substituting Cinnamon Imperials for the M&Ms!
Recipe type: Snacks - Kids
Cuisine: American
Serves: 30
  • ½ cup butter or margarine (1 stick)
  • 1 10 ounce bag marshmallows
  • 5 cups cornflake cereal
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons green food coloring
  • ½ 12 ounce bag M & Ms, fall colors, about 1 cup
  1. Measure cornflakes in large bowl and set aside.
  2. Lay waxed paper or parchment paper on flat surface in preparation for spooning out hot candy.
  3. Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently.
  4. Add vanilla and food coloring to melted butter, stir quickly.
  5. Add marshmallows and cook over low heat, stirring constantly until marshmallows are melted.
  6. Remove from heat and add cornflakes and mix until cornflakes are thoroughly coated, being careful not to crush the flakes.
  7. Let cool just enough to handle and stir in M&Ms.
  8. Drop by spoonful onto paper. OR rub hands lightly with butter and shape candy quickly with hands before placing on paper.
  9. Cool
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at