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Candy Corn Marshmallow Treats


Candy corn is the quintessential Halloween sweet, and these Candy Corn Marshmallow Treats are a must-make this Halloween season.

I live for the days when an abundance of candy corn hits the grocery shelves. It is the perfect little sugar cone of Halloween deliciousness and a no-brainer treat in my house. I’m always on the lookout for candy corn recipes before Halloween and the First Security cookbook totally delivered! Thank you, Chezney Stone, for submitting an easy recipe that satisfies my family’s love of candy corn.

Whether it’s a trunk or treat, a Halloween party, or just strictly a family treat, these Candy Corn Rice Krispie treats are a sure-fire hit.


  • Flatten out Halloween-designed cupcake liners to serve individual Candy Corn Marshmallow Treats at a party.
  • Place Marshmallow Treats in treat bags and top them with my free printable treat bag toppers.
  • Spray hands with nonstick cooking spray before pressing treats in a 13×9 pan.
  • Spray your knife with nonstick cooking spray before cutting your treats.

Candy Corn Marshmallow Treats


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 cups mini marshmallows
  • 12 drops yellow food coloring
  • 4 drops red food coloring
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 2 cups candy corn


In a large bowl, microwave on high for 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows and toss to coat. Microwave for 45 seconds. Stir in food colorings. Microwave for 45 more seconds or until marshmallows are completely melted, and stir until the mixture is well blended. Add cereal and candy corn and mix well. Press into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan. Cool completely, then cut into squares to serve.

More Ways to Enjoy Candy Corn Recipes

Halloween is just a few days away, so if you are looking for some last-minute ideas, check out “What’s Cookin’ at First Security” for Gummy Worm Punch or Donut Hole Pumpkin Pops. Take a look at some recipes that taste like or look like candy corn such as Candy Apple Slices, Candy Corn Cheesecake, Candy Corn Munch, and Baby Ruth Candy Corn Snack Mix.


There are over 800 recipes in the “What’s Cookin’ at First Security Vol. 2” cookbook, all submitted by employees and customers. Proceeds from the sales go to the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance to help feed the hungry across the state. You can purchase the cookbooks for $20 at any First Security Bank location.

For more recipes from the cookbook, click here.

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Well-known Arkansas food writer and recipe creator Lacie Ring was born and raised right here in Arkansas. Although her husband’s military career took them around the world, he and Lacie settled back in their home state. Lacie blogs at www.easypeasypleasy.com where she creates easy and delicious recipes for busy families. She is also a recipe creator and food photographer for brands local to Arkansas and abroad. In her spare time, Lacie enjoys spending time with her son and husband camping and enjoying the outdoors.

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