Easy Holiday Treats: Festive Rice Krispie Treats

9 Nov

Festive Rice Krispies Treats

Simple Recipe

If the last recipe was a little too complicated for you, this once will be a piece of cake! Or rather, a piece of a delicious Rice Krispies treat! This recipe barely takes any time to do, and is easy to add a festive spin. If you have big plans for the holiday season and you are concerned about your time and budget, fear not! This simple recipe will save you both time and money.

Ingredients

  • 40 large marshmallows
  • 6 cups of Rice Krispies, or any oven-roasted cereal.
  • 3 tbsp. butter or margarine
  • Chocolate morsels
  • Any red food coloring

Tools

  • 1 pan or dish
  • 1 measuring cup
  • 1 big bowl
  • 1 spatula or large spoon

Steps

  1. Put the marshmallows and butter in the large bowl and microwave it until the mixture is melted. It will take about 2 minutes. Make sure to keep stopping it to stir the mixture for the best results.
  2. After the mixture is melted and stirred, add the red food coloring. The amount varies, depending on the type of food coloring you buy, so just add as much as you need to add to get the shade of red you desire.
  3. Once the food coloring is well mixed, microwave it again for 15 seconds.
  4. Add the 6 cups of Rice Krispies to the mixture.
  5. Stir together the Rice Krispies and marshmallow mixture. Make sure all of the Rice Krispies are completely covered by the marshmallows.
  6. Next, butter the pan so the treats won’t get stuck and will be easier to cut!
  7. Pour the mixture into the pan. Make sure it is even and flat.
  8. Melt a small amount of the chocolate morsels into a little bowl. A little goes a long way! Make sure it is melted well.
  9. After the chocolate is melted, drizzle it over the Rice Krispie treats!
  10. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and the put it in the refrigerator! They will be cool and ready to eat within at least 2 hours.

Finished

This festive spin on Rice Krispies treats is easy, cheap, and hardly takes any time! It’s a classic treat that satisfies any person with a sweet tooth!

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