HelloGiggles
Brittni Brown
May 20, 2018 7:00 am

When we’re craving a snack, some of us prefer them sweet and sugary. Others go for salty and spicy. This recipe combines the whole sweet-savory pendulum in one powerful bite.

Crunchy, salty, and of course, bright red — these are Flamin’ Hot Cheetos marshmallow treats. Just like your favorite cereal treats, but made with the cult favorite hot Cheetos instead. Any fan of the finger-staining snack will love every bite of this treat. The marshmallow keeps it tasting sweet, until the heat creeps up on you.

If you want to try a different and fun dessert, make this for a party and see who dares to try it. Guaranteed every single person will have a strong opinion, whether they love it or leave it. If you’re a lover the heat, then pick up this spicy treat.

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Marshmallow Treats

Serves 12 (serving size: 1 square)
Active 20 min. Total 35 min.

Ingredients:

Canola oil cooking spray
4 (8 1/2-oz.) pkg. Crunchy Flamin’ Hot Cheetos
1/2 cup (4 oz.) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
2 (10-oz.) pkg. miniature marshmallows (about 4 cups)
2 (7-oz.) jars marshmallow creme
1 tsp. orange sugar sprinkles

Directions:

1. Lightly coat a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
2. Working in batches, place Cheetos on a clean work surface and crush by hand until they’re broken into small pieces; place pieces in a large bowl.
3. Place 1 cup of the Cheetos pieces in a ziplock plastic bag. Using a rolling pin, roll until finely crushed. Reserve for garnish.
4. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add marshmallows and cook, stirring occasionally until smooth, about 3 minutes. Pour marshmallow mixture over Cheetos and stir until thoroughly combined. Scrape mixture into prepared baking dish. Place a piece of parchment paper on top of mixture, and press firmly to form a compact, even layer. Let stand at room temperature until set, about 15 minutes.
5. Lightly coat a rubber spatula with cooking spray, and spread marshmallow creme evenly over Cheetos mixture. Sprinkle top with orange sprinkles and reserved crushed Cheetos. Cut into 12 squares, and serve.

You May Like