just a smidgen

Divining Christmas Cherry Rice Krispie Squares




an alloyed blessing…

while we

envisage future events of our lives

in a series of stop-motion


depicting the future

in vivid hue,

emotions can entwine,


as the moment approaches…


agitation, elation or joy…

Should the world of substance be so encumbered?

Can it measure up with our fictitious imaginings?

it could disappoint…

or be so much more…

Is it better

to temper and restrain

desires and dreams so that our hearts

might be surprised…

Should we choose

authentic, austere sensibility


unfettered fabrication?


our imaginings allow events to unfold in a safe place…

a mental dress rehearsal of sorts

for life…

for when we are to meet, perform…

or sample…

I think it’s safe to let your imagination go wild in this instance…just a little bite into these soft marshmallow pillows of cherry Christmas heavenliness 🙂

Christmas Cherry Rice Krispie Squares

Christmas Cherry Rice Krispie Squares
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 package (250g) 40 regular-sized
  • marshmallows
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5 cups Christmas Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup glazed cherries, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 300 °F. (yes, 300)
  2. Line one 9×9 baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. Spread rolled oats on a large cookie sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes until lightly toasted but not browned.
  4. In a large pot, melt butter over low heat.
  5. Add marshmallows, stir constantly and melt until mixture is smooth.
  6. Stir in vanilla.
  7. Quickly add oatmeal, Rice Krispies, and cherries.
  8. Press firmly into parchment lined baking pan. Let cool then cut into squares.


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