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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This project was so much fun to do and everyone really enjoyed it!
1 cup shortening
3 cups confectioners sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp tepid water
In a mixing bowl, place the sugar and the shortening, turn on the mixer on medium. Then add in the water until the frosting is at the consistency you like, less stiff for frosting cakes and more stiff for icing. Then add in the extract, and done!