Yesterday, my 4 yr old son was wanting to do an activity. He couldn't decided what to do, so I asked him if he wanted to make a snack for snacktime. He started jumping up and down so I took that as a yes! hahahaha
You start out with 2 tbsp of butter. Put this in a large bowl and put in the microwave until melted (20 sec)
Add orange wilton icing coloring to the melted butter (1/4 tsp), then add a 250g bag of marshmallows to the butter. Place in microwave for 4 minutes or until fluffed up. Stir in 6 cups of Rice Puffs (rice krispies) until fully coated. Now this is the tricky part..... you need to make sure that you have a lot of butter on your hands for this next step. I gave the kids gloves and had them rub butter on the gloves "just like lotion"
I gave them each a handful of the mixture and they had to squeeze it into a ball and then place it onto the wax paper. Place your finger on top and push down slightly so that you have a place to put your stem (your mini rolo). For a little added fun, we made some green icing and piped it all over the "pumpkins" so that it looked like vines. The kids had the most fun with this, I think because they were going crazy with the icing. Some of the "pumpkins" looked more green than orange.
It was a lot of fun and hopefully we can make this a tradition to do every Halloween.