Cini-Minis® Apple-Cinnamon Crunch Treats

    Made with wonderfully gooey melted marshmallows, these little cakes are perfect for tea party treats!

    Preparation Time
    15 min
    Cooking Time
    5 min
    Cooling Time
    Skill Level
    Serving Size


    • 6 cups of CINI MINIS® cereal
    • 2 tablespoon salted butter
    • 2 apples, peeled, finely chopped
    • 2 tablespoon sugar
    • 0.25 cup of salted butter
    • 5 cups of miniature marshmallows
    • 0.5 teaspoon ground cinnamon


    • Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
    • Place cereals in a very large bowl; set aside
    • Heat 10-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat.
    • Add apples; stir to coat in butter and cook 3 to 4 minutes.
    • Cover skillet with lid; cook 3 to 5 minutes longer or until apples are turning golden and liquid is gone.
    • Sprinkle sugar over apples; stir.
    • Set aside to cool.
    • Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat.
    • Add marshmallows and cinnamon; cook and stir until marshmallows are completely melted.
    • Stir in apples.
    • Pour marshmallow mixture over cereal; fold to combine.
    • Spoon into lined muffin cups.
    • Cool slightly, about 5 minutes before serving.