Cooks Nook Edible Corn Recipe of the Month

Ears a sweet fall treat that’s great for a classroom or scout meeting – Marshmallow cobs filled with colorful fruit kernels.


  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 5 cups of puffed corn cereal
  • 1 1/3 cups diced dried fruit (we used raisins, papaya, cranberries, and apricots)
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Fruit leather

(Makes 15 treats)


  1. In a large pot, melt butter and mini marshmallows over low heat (about 5 minutes)
  2. Remove the mixture from the stove and use a wooden spoon to stir in puffed corn cereal and diced dried fruit. Allow the mixture to cool for about 10 minutes.
  3. Using buttered hands, shape each treat by pressing 1/3 cup of the mixture around a Popsicle stick. Add fruit leather husks to bottom of ear, slightly moistening them to help them stick in needed

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