choco-scotch clusters

Put springtime into lunchtime, snacktime and dinnertime with Kellogg’s Rice Krispies.

For lunch-a hot cheese sandwich with a crunchy coat

Crunchy Cheese Sandwiches

3 cups Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal
4 slices of cheese
8 slices day-old bread
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/4 reaspoo salt
3 tablespoons regular margarine or butter, melted

Measure Rice Krispies cereal. Crush 1 1/2 cup. Place in shallow dish or pan. Set aside. Make 4 sandwiches using 1 slice cheese and 2 slices bread for each. Set aside. In a second shallow dish or pan, beat eggs, milk and salt until foamy. Dip sandwiches quickly in egg mixture, turning once. Coat with crushed cereal. Place in single layer on well-greased baking sheet. Drizzle with melted margarine. Bake in oven at 50 degrees F. about 15 minutes or until crisp and golden brown. Yield: 4 servings.

After school-chocolaty treats you don’t have to bake

Choco-Scotch Clusters

1 package (6 oz., 1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 package (6 oz., 1 cup) butterscotch flavored morsels
2 tablespoons peanut butter
4 cups Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal
1/2 cup salted cocktail pwanuts *optional)

Melt chocolate morsels, butterscotch morsels, and peanut butter together in large saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat. Add Rice Krispies cereal and peanuts. Stir until well coasted. Drop by level measuring tablespoon onto waxed paper or buttered baking sheets. Refrigerate until firm. Yield: about 4 dozen, 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Variation: Mixture may be pressed into buttered 9 x 9 x 2-inch pan. Cut into squares when form. Yield: 36 squares 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches

For hors d’oeuvres or dinner-rice-y spicy meatballs

Rice-y Spicy Meatballs

1 egg
1 cup Kellogg’s Rice Kripsies cereal
2 tablespoons catsup
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2/3 cup instant nonfat dry milk (in dry form)
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 lb. ground beef
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1 can (8 oz., 1 cup) tomato sauce
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire saice
1/4 cup water

In large mixing bowl, beat eggs until foamy. Add Rice Krispies cereal, the 2 tablespoons catsup, the water, onion, dry milk, salt and pepper. Mix well. Add ground beef. Mix only until combined. Portion using level measuring-tablespoon. Shape into meatballs. Place in single layer in well-greased or foil-lined shallow baking pan. Bake in oven at 400 degrees about 12 minutes or until well browned. While meatballs are baking, prepare sauce. Measure all remaining ingredients into large saucepan. Stir to combine. Cover and cookover low heat about 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Add meatballs to sauce. Cook over low heat about 10 minutes longer. Yield: about 40 meatballs

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