Festive Rice Krispie Treats

Festive Rice Krispie Treats

Sticky, messy, and oh-so good. I am talking about Rice Krispie Treats of course! These classic favorites are so versatile, and I decided to “spruce” mine up a bit for the holidays.

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You can find the original Rice Krispie Treats recipe on the Rice Krispie’s website.

I will admit, this was very messy and I had to move really quickly, which is always the case (for me at least) when making these goodies. My best advice is to get your pans greased and bowls, pre-measure your rice krispies, food coloring, etc. all ready before even starting this recipe. What I did was made two batches and divided each. Since I had to work with the melted marshmallows rather quickly, I divided the gooey melted marshmallows into two bowls, added green food coloring to one, red to the other. I stirred until the colors were thoroughly blended, then I mixed in the pre-measured rice krispies into each bowl.

Here is a little tip:  Apply butter to the bottom of two large spoons, to prevent the mixture from sticking when you are pressing it down.

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I divided the red rice krispie mixture into the three aluminum pans and pressed each down. I then did the same with the green mixture.  I then made another full batch, and divided them, added the food coloring and layered the same way.   This time though, I divided the green first, into the three pans.   I then topped them off with red.

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After I finished the top layer, I let them sit for a bit to cool off and form. I gently eased them out of the foil pans onto a cutting board and cut each into 1″ slices.

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These Festive Rice Krispie Treats are fun and tasty gift ideas for the holiday season. When you make them in foil loaf pans, you can simply add a label on and give them to deserving people :)

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Enjoy!

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Comments

  1. Well, aren’t you clever! Those are so festive! Such a sweet idea. :)

  2. Very festive! Thanks for sharing :)

  3. How fun! I’m going to add this to my holiday baking list with Paige. She’ll get a kick out of it!

  4. Julie Smith says:

    Cool! Easy and festive! Definitely one for us to try this year; thanks for sharing!

    • Julie Smith says:

      OK … so I didn’t read the other comments before posting … “Festive” seems to be the theme of the day! :)

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