This is how you should be eating Hot Cheetos: in a marshmallow treat

Have a couple bags of Flamin' Hot Cheetos, a little butter and a bag of marshmallows? You can make some magic.

Have a couple bags of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, a little butter and a bag of marshmallows? You can make some magic.

(Noelle Carter / Los Angeles Times)

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos are good on their own, eaten straight out of the bag, with your fingers. Pro tip: If you don’t want your fingers to turn red, eat your Hot Cheetos with chopsticks.

But of all the ways you can eat Hot Cheetos (as a fried chicken coating, lasagna topping, cocktail garnish), a Hot Cheetos marshmallow treat may be the best yet.

We thought of this idea a while ago. Sober. Granted, we were not the only ones to think of this genius idea. Apparently, great Hot Cheetos-loving minds think alike.

Check out our version in the video above, and give the recipe a try below. It’s three ingredients. You can thank us later.



3 tablespoons butter

10 ounces mini marshmallows

6 cups crushed Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

1. Melt the butter and marshmallows in a saucepan on medium heat. Once the marshmallows are melted, remove the pan from the heat and stir in the crushed hot Cheetos.

2. Once combined, put the mixture in a baking pan or casserole. Allow to cool.

3. Cut into squares and eat. Or just eat them straight out of the pan. We get it.

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