Christmas Tree Rice Krispies Treats Recipe

Richard
Richard Published November 11, 2020

How To Make Christmas Tree Rice Krispies Treats

This creative Christmas recipe transforms Rice Krispies Treats into colorful Christmas trees. It will leave the kids surprised and hungry.

Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 55 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3tbspsalted butter,diced into pieces
  • 10ozmini marshmallows
  • Green gel food coloring
  • 6cupsRice Krispies cereal
  • White decorating icing
  • 16pcsminiature Reeses peanut butter cupsunwrapped
  • Round red sprinkles
  • 16pcsstar sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. 

  2. Add in marshmallows and stir until melted, while tinting with green food coloring to reach desired shade.

  3. Remove from heat add in Rice Krispies cereal and fold mixture until evenly coated. Let cool about 5 minutes.

  4. Spray hands with non-stick cooking spray and shape about ⅓ cup to ½ cup of the mixture into into cones, while pressing firmly so they’ll hold together.

  5. Decorate with sprinkles, using the icing to get them to stick. Then put icing on the Reeses and place one under each tree.

  6. Note if you want the icing to harden let them rest overnight, or you can just eat them right away.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 152.67kcal
  • Fat: 4.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.54g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.60g
  • Fiber: 0.31g
  • Sugar: 15.37g
  • Protein: 1.73g
  • Cholesterol: 6.14mg
  • Sodium: 108.47mg
  • Calcium: 7.13mg
  • Potassium: 37.93mg
  • Iron: 3.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 131.87µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.29mg
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