Rice Krispie Pumpkins – A Tasty Halloween Treat!

Rice Krispie Pumpkins - A Tasty Halloween Treat!

This is a fun Halloween spin on your Rice Krispie Pumpkins! 

 

Rice Krispie Pumpkins – A Tasty Halloween Treat!

These delicious snacks are sure to put a smile on the faces of those that get a chance to munch on one. 

From their chocolate pumpkin faces to their delicious green licorice vine, every part of these little pumpkin treats are oh so sweet!

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Rice Crispy Pumpkins – A Tasty Halloween Treat!

Rice Krispie Pumpkins

Ingredients 

  • 3 tbspn butter
  • 1 package, about 40, large marshmallows
  • 6 cups rice krispie cereal
  • orange food coloring, or, red and yellow
  • 3 long green licorice, cut into 2-3″ pieces
  • long pretzels for stems (alternatively you could use mini Rollo or chunks of chocolate!)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate melts for faces  
  • wax paper
  • skewer                 

Directions

Melt the butter in a large pot on med heat. 

And once butter has melted add in all of the marshmallows and stir until they are completely melted. 

Add in your orange food coloring or about 15 drops of yellow and five drops of red.  

Mix until the color is smooth and remove from the heat.

The next step, add your rice cereal and mix until all the cereal is coated in marshmallow.   

Butter your hands then grab a ball of your marshmallow cereal and form it into the shape of a ball and place on waxed paper. 

Repeat until it’s all used up

Using your bamboo skewer poke a hole into the top of the marshmallow ball. 

Cut your green licorice into 2″ strips and place it inside of the hole. 

Next make another hole right beside it for your pretzel. 

Alternatively you could use any item that is small and the color of a stem! 

Melt the chocolate melts in a small pan, once melted remove from heat and let it cool slightly before placing it into a small baggy. 

Snip the very tip off of the baggy and use this to design the faces on your pumpkins! 

Finally you can also use this chocolate to secure your mini Rollo pieces to the top for your stem, or any other item that may fall off.

Enjoy!

Rice Krispie Pumpkins

Rice Krispie Pumpkins
This is a fun Halloween spin on your rice krispy treats! These delicious snacks are sure to put a smile on the faces of those that get a chance to munch on one.
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Ingredients
  1. 3 tbspn butter
  2. 1 package, about 40, large marshmallows
  3. 6 cups rice krispie cereal
  4. orange food coloring, or, red and yellow
  5. 3 long green licorice, cut into 2-3″ pieces
  6. long pretzels for stems (alternatively you could use mini Rollo or chunks of chocolate!)
  7. 1/4 cup chocolate melts for faces
  8. wax paper
  9. skewer
Instructions
  1. Melt the butter on med heat.
  2. Once butter has melted add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  3. Add orange food coloring or 15 drops yellow and 5 drops red.
  4. Mix until smooth and remove from heat.
  5. Add rice cereal and mix until all cereal is coated in marshmallow.
  6. Butter your hands grab a ball of marshmallow cereal form into a ball and place on waxed paper.
  7. Use bamboo skewer, poke hole into top of marshmallow ball.
  8. Cut green licorice into 2″ strips place inside the hole.
  9. Make another hole right beside it for pretzel.
  10. Melt chocolate in pan, once melted let it cool before placing into small baggy.
  11. Snip the tip off baggy and use to design the faces on pumpkins!
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