Marshmallow Crispy Treats

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I recently incorporated this really easy recipe on the Squish Marshmallows site, and wanted to add it here too. You only need three ingredients, all of which you can use for other things, and it hardly takes any time at all, so, everyone wins. 

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 5 cups of crispy rice cereal
  • 4 cups of Squish Marshmallows (or around 20 marshmallows), here I used Peanut Butter Jelly Time
  • 1/4 cup butter

This will make around 12-15 squares. But, the recipe can also be split in half to 2.5 cups of cereal, 10 marshmallows, 2 tbs of butter. 

Have a 13×9″ baking pan ready (if you’re cutting this recipe in half, you can use a smaller baking pan, or, only fill up the 13×9″ pan half way. The ingredients will stick together and can be easily formed!)

In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter at a low heat setting. Once the butter is melted, add in the Squish Marshmallows of your choice. Stir the mixture until everything is melted together, about 2 minutes. 

Once everything is melted together, remove the sauce pan from the heat. Pour in the cereal and stir until everything is combined.

Pour out the mixture into the baking pan, and with a greased spatula, press the mixture to form a rectangular shape in the pan. 

Let cool and cut into sizes and shapes of your choice! Yum! 

Astro Doughnuts And Fried Chicken

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Ok, so, I let my friends take me out on some dining adventures, but, I can’t go to a different city, or any city for that matter, without some sweets. So, I had to check out Astro Doughnuts And Fried Chicken in Washington DC.

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Everything here is made fresh on premises daily. They have some amazing sounding flavors and exciting, rotating special flavors like Birthday Cake and Espresso. Oh, and of course the fried chicken, combining two great comfort foods. But, I came for the doughnuts.

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I went for one of my favorite flavor combinations, the nostalgic Peanut Butter and Jelly. Sandwich, what? PBJs should all be in doughnut form, this one was so delicious. The doughnut is light and pillowy, glazed with this wonderfully sweet peanut butter coating.

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And inside, yup, generously injected with the jelly. What I really liked here, was that the jelly tastes fresh and not artificially sweetened, balancing out the sweetness of the glaze really nicely.

The Shorts:
Name: Astro Doughnuts And Fried Chicken
Location: 1308 G Street, NW Washington DC
The Long and Short: Would I go back? Without a doubt. Next time, in addition to the PBJ, I’m going for that Creme Brûlée.
Would I recommend it? Uh, yeah. Get your Astro over there.