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Delilicious: Teddy Bear Cereal Sculpture

Kids love to play with their food. And, making a Cheerios Teddy Bear is the tasty way to celebrate American Teddy Bear Day and one of your child's first finger foods. So, take a break for an hour and help your lil one sculpt an adorable whole grain marshmallow treat. For the recipe


Cheerios Teddy Bear
From Cheerios

3 tablespoons butter or margarine
32 large marshmallows
5 cups Cheerios® cereal
4 large black gumdrops
2 small black gumdrops
1 roll Betty Crocker® Fruit by the Foot® chewy fruit snack roll

  1. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter and marshmallows
    uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after each minute, until smooth.
    Stir in cereal until coated.
  2. Butter waxed paper; place on cookie sheet. On waxed paper, make 4 mounds
    of 1/4 cup cereal mixture. Make another mound of 1 1/4 cups cereal mixture;
    tightly press all mounds into balls. Tightly press remaining cereal mixture
    into cone shape about 4 inches wide and 6 inches high; slightly flatten top
    of cone. Press large ball on top of cone for head and 4 small balls to top
    and bottom sides of cone for paws.
  3. Slightly flatten 1 large gumdrop and press into front of head to form
    snout. Press 2 large gumdrops at top of head for ears and 1 at back base of
    cone for tail. Press 2 small gumdrops at top sides of snout for eyes; tie
    fruit snack roll around neck for ribbon.
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books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 8 years
Okay, how in the world did they make that ribbon from a fruit roll up?
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 8 years
Ooh I should try this with my kids!! I have all the stuff already except for the gum drops. I'm sure I can substitute something else for that though. Thanks Lil!
oceangirl oceangirl 8 years
super cute. my kids will love to make these with their friends...a good rainy day activity for sure!
Knight-Who-Says-Ni Knight-Who-Says-Ni 8 years
That is too cute. And no, of course it's great that Cheerios are one of your favorites, PetSugar - healthy!
Pets Pets 8 years
Is it bad that Cheerios are still one of my favorite foods?
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I wish I had the patience for stuff like this. They're so adorable, but halfway through I'd throw them against the wall in frustration.
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