Family Holiday Traditions & $100,000 Sweepstakes

Family Holiday Traditions

The holidays are a time for family traditions, and one of my favorite things to do each year is creating yummy holiday treats with my junior chef. He inspires me to try new things, and we have so much fun planning, shopping, and cooking together. We especially like to create sweet treats to share with our friends and family.

When we needed a snack to share with our literature group, we decided to whip up some Snowflake Treat Bars with my son’s favorite cereal, Honeycomb. These are really delicious, and they make a generous amount for sharing.

We printed off a coupon and headed to Target to get a box of Honeycomb cereal (and had some fun taking pictures of our adventure). That big yellow box just makes him smile! Even though we shopped at Target, these coupons are good anywhere, so be sure to print yours out before doing your grocery shopping.

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While we were waiting in line to check out, my son pulled up the trailer for the new movie SING© on his phone, and we watched it and started laughing out loud. It looks like it’s going to be a fun movie, and we are planning to go see it when it opens in a couple weeks (In theaters December 21st). Have you seen the trailer yet? Family-fun movies are another holiday tradition we enjoy–to escape from all the hustle and bustle for awhile.

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*Most of the steps to this recipe are easy enough for kids to handle–but just watch out or the hot pot while melting the butter and marshmallows. Above all, make some memories with your kids by spending time together in the kitchen.

 

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Cooking and sharing go hand-in-hand during the holiday season–and our kitchen is a busy place to be!

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While waiting for the treats to cool, there’s a fun trivia game on the SING website to find the SING character you most resemble. I found out I’m most like Rosita, who is a mom herself, to a few more piglets than I have (25–whew!).  While you’re there, enter the Sing Sweepstakes for a chance to win the $100,000 grand prize plus the chance to instantly win lots of prizes including movie tickets, speakers and more.

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We found some cute snowflake sprinkles to make our Snowflake Treat Bars holiday festive, but by changing up the colors, you could make these treat bars for any occasion.

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Snowflake Treat Bars

Make these yummy treats for the holidays!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 15

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 5 cups Honeycomb Cereal
  • 2 tbsp snowflake sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat. Add miniature marshmallows and stir  until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.

  2. Add Honeycomb cereal. Stir gently, trying not to crush cereal, until well coated.

  3. Using buttered hands or spatula, gently press mixture evenly in buttered 13 x 9 inch pan. 

  4. Immediately cover top with sprinkles while mixture is still warm and sticky. Let cool, and then cut into squares.

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Comments (14)

  1. L. E. Mastilock

    What a fun, festive, holiday treat!

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      Thanks–He did a great job, and it turned out delicious. Happy Holidays!

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  2. Kelsey

    Honeycomb were one of my favorite cereals as a kid! These look like they’re super yummy!

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      My son can’t get enough of them, Kelsey!

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  3. Kristie

    I love reliving old traditions as well as making new ones. Such a timely post!

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      Thank you, Kristie! Happy holidays!

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  4. Tiffany Cardenas

    That looks so yummy! Cooking with kids is so much fun. I love his chef hat and coat :).

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      He looks professional, doesn’t he? 🙂 He has actually been cooking for several years and wants to be a chef one day. Happy holidays, Tiffany!

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  5. Mama Munchkin

    Those look absolutely delicious!! And, I LOVE that chef outfit. Too cute!

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      Thanks so much, Mama Munchkin! Happy holidays!

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  6. Austyn

    such a sweet post about traditions! those bars look amazing, I’ll have to try them.

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      Thank you, Austyn! Happy holidays!

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  7. Cee Lee Reed

    Always loved eating Honey Combs without milk as a quick snack. These sweet treats look delicious. Gooey!

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    1. Anne Campbell (Post author)

      Luckily, that big box has enough cereal in it to make these treats and still have plenty left to munch on–with our without milk! Happy holidays, Cee Lee!

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