Fourth of July Treats

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While everyone else is busy grilling, work on dessert


SUN-MAID® MILK CHOCOLATE RAISIN BROWNIE RIBBONS

Ingredients:
• 2 eggs
• 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
• 1 package (20.5 ounces) basic brownie mix
• 1-1/2 cups SUN-MAID® Milk Chocolate Raisins
• ½ cup finely chopped nuts (optional)

Preparation:
• Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
• Coat 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
• Stir eggs and oil in a large bowl
• Add brownie mix and stir until completely combined. Dough will be stiff.
• Stir in 1 cup SUN-MAID® Milk Chocolate Raisins.
• Spread 1/4 of the dough into a 1-1/2-by-10-inch strip on a prepared pan.
• Repeat with remaining dough, placing 2 strips on each cookie sheet with space for strips to spread.
• Top each strip with 2 tablespoons chocolate raisins and nuts if desired.
• Bake 20 minutes, until tops are set and slightly crinkled. Cool on baking sheets.
• Slice cooled strips diagonally into 1-inch wide pieces. Store in an airtight container.


SUN-MAID® MILK CHOCOLATE RAISIN FRUITY CEREAL SQUARES


Ingredients:
• 6 cups (10 ounces) miniature marshmallows
• 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
• 6 cups toasted o’s cereal
• cup SUN-MAID® Dried Apricots, chopped
• cup SUN-MAID® Chocolate Raisins

Preparation:
• Coat a 9-by-13-inch pan with cooking spray (or for easier cleanup, line pan with foil and coat with cooking spray).
• Microwave marshmallows and butter in a large microwave-safe bowl for 2 minutes, or until melted.
• Stir in cereal and apricots.
• Mix in chocolate raisins and quickly pour into prepared pan.
• Pat mixture into pan with buttered hands or spatula.
• Refrigerate 20 minutes.
• Cut into squares.