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Candy Sushi

The ingredients!
The ingredients!

Candy Sushi

You will need to make a batch of Rice Krispies Treats.

The recipe is as follows:
3 tbsp butter
1 10oz package of marshmallows
6 cups of dry Rice Krispies

In a large sauce pan, melt the butter slowly, add in the marshmallows, and melt completely. Add in the cereal and mix well.

Then you need to have a lightly greased wax paper covered baking sheet to spread out the mixture to cool. I used my hands, greased with cooking spray, to flatten and mold the cereal across the sheet.

To make the Nigiri style sushi, the fish on top of the rice, start by taking a handful of the cereal mixture and molding it into shape.

After making the Rice Krispie Treats lay them out onto a lightly oiled parchment sheet and spread out with hands. Let cool a bit and start making sushi! Shown here are the Nigiri Style sushi, fish over rice.  :)
After making the Rice Krispie Treats lay them out onto a lightly oiled parchment sheet and spread out with hands. Let cool a bit and start making sushi! Shown here are the Nigiri Style sushi, fish over rice. 🙂
The Nigiri coming along quite nice!
The Nigiri coming along quite nice!

Once the shapes are formed, take a candy fish and place on top.  Taking a fruit roll up, cut into strips, surround the fish to keep it in place.

Lay a swedish fish on top and then wrap with a strip of a roll up. DONE!
Lay a swedish fish on top and then wrap with a strip of a roll up. DONE!

To make the Maki Roll type of sushi, the wrapped roll, take some cereal in your hand and shape it into a marshmallow puff..not a circle and not a square.  Make sure these pieces are bite sized.  Once shaped, cover the outside with the fruit roll up and then add in the jellied candies in by pressing them firmly into the center while holding the whole treat in your hand.

With these, I rolled the treats and placed Mike and Ikes in the center, then covered with a strip of rollup on the outer edge to mimic Maki Rolls.  Super cute! And yum!
With these, I rolled the treats and placed Mike and Ikes in the center, then covered with a strip of rollup on the outer edge to mimic Maki Rolls. Super cute! And yum!
Another shot
Another shot
All set up on a Japanese styled plate separated with sushi grass.
All set up on a Japanese styled plate separated with sushi grass.
Close up
Close up
Another shot
Another shot
Close up
Close up

I saved a few date night’s worth of sushi grass for this project, which is where I got what you are seeing in these photos. Real easy to wash!

For those that are dairy intolerant, I made marshmallow sushi bites in both the Nigiri and Maki roll style.  Same application of the candy, just on a marshmallow!

These were for our dairy intolerant friends, all candy sushi made with marshmallows. Real cute!
These were for our dairy intolerant friends, all candy sushi made with marshmallows. Real cute!

To complete the look of sushi, for my daughters’ birthday, where we used the candy sushi, I added a touch of more whimsy by using packaged cake snacks cut into thirds to mimic more Maki Rolls.

Cut up some premade cake rolls to make it look like a mix of sushi. Super cute!
Cut up some premade cake rolls to make it look like a mix of sushi. Super cute!
Up close
Up close
All set out on the table.
All set out on the table.

This project was so much fun to do and everyone really enjoyed it!

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