Celebrity Chef Justin Warner Creates Mario-Inspired Halloween Cereal Treat
Just in time for Halloween, “Food Network Star,” cookbook author and TV personality, Chef Justin Warner, created a recipe that celebrates the launch of the highly anticipated Super Mario Odyssey™ video game.
The popular Brooklyn-based chef and serious gamer, concocted a Mario-inspired mustache shaped treat called Super Stache Snacks, featuring a mix made with Honey Bunches of Oats® cereal covered in dark chocolate and placed on a stick to provide an edible Halloween disguise.
Super Stache Snacks Recipe
6 cups Honey Bunches of Oats® with Crispy Almonds cereal
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup almond butter
1 cup dark chocolate chips
2 tsp coconut oil
Black food coloring (optional)
Popsicle sticks (optional)
Combine corn syrup and sugar over medium heat until boiling, stirring frequently. Mix hot syrup with nut butter, then combine with cereal. Turn cereal mixture on to a non-stick sprayed cookie or baking sheet. Use sprayed parchment to press firmly. Cool to room temperature before cutting with a mustache-shaped cookie cutter. Melt the chocolate chips over medium heat with the coconut oil, stirring frequently. Pour or brush the chocolate over the shaped snack bars. Let cool before inserting a popsicle stick in the middle.