Heart-shaped crispy treat sandwiches
Recipe by Chelsie Jangord
What’s sweeter than a heart shaped treat made with Dandies Marshmallows for V-day? A fresh strawberry buttercream frosting in the middle sends these treats over the edge, into heaven, and back down into your stomach. Make them for your special valentine. Are you anti-valentines day? That’s cool too. Make these for yourself and treat your dark heart by adding some melted dark chocolate to the top. We don’t judge.
Dandies Classic Crispy Treats Ingredients
- 1 10oz bag of Dandies Mini Marshmallows or Dandies Marshmallows
- 5 cups crisp rice cereal
- 2 tablespoons margarine (we use Earth Balance)
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 3 fresh strawberries, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup margarine
- 4 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a microwave safe bowl, combine Dandies, margarine, and coconut oil. In 30 second intervals, with a quick stir between each, microwave until marshmallows are fully melted. Mix in cereal and stir until evenly coated with marshmallow cream.
On a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, evenly spread the rice crispy mixture using a spatula or hands. You want your treats to be about 1/2 inch thick. Let cool. Using a heart shaped cookie cutter, begin cutting out your treats.
Using hand mixer or stand mixer, combine all ingredients and beat until you have fluffy frosting.
Frost one crispy treat and make a sandwich by pressing another crispy treat on top. For garnish, you can roll the sides with colored sugar crystals or vegan sprinkles. It’s up to you on how adorable you want them to be. We used crushed pink and red jolly ranchers, because they look like rubies and gems. Have fun and don’t be afraid to get creative!