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Rice Krispy treats for July 4th

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Rice Krispy treats for July 4th

greygarious | Jun 28, 2014 04:28 PM

I didn't think of this last time until the holiday was over. I included Trader Joe's freeze-dried banana slices (chopped into smaller bits) in a standard recipe of marshmallow krispy treats. This was delicious, and it occurred to me that a red, white, and blue version could be made by using the banana as the white, and TJ's f/d blueberries, plus either f/d raspberries or strawberries, OR sweetened dried cranberries. Using the f/d fruit maintains the desired treat texture, and their flavor is intense so you don't need to add a lot. If you do, it will overpower the basic flavor of cereal, marshmallow and butter. Actually, I used melted coconut oil because it went well with the banana, and you could chop the TJ dried coconut strips instead of banana.

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