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Easy Valentines Day Rice Krispie Treats

by Nellie

These Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie treats are so fun to make for the holiday! It’s an easy no bake snack for kids and adults alike!

What are some fun valentine’s Day treats to make for kids?

1. Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats: These treats are a tasty twist on the classic rice krispie treat, with added chocolate and strawberry pieces! It’s an easy no bake snack that everyone will love.

2. Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies: Kids will love decorating these delicious sugar cookies with fun Valentine’s Day decorations like icing and sprinkles.

3. Heart-Shaped Brownies: Everyone will love these delicious heart-shaped brownies! Bake them in a special heart shaped pan and decorate with frosting or a Valentine’s Day message for an extra special touch.

4. Chocolate Cupcakes with Conversation Heart Toppers: Make cupcakes even more fun and festive with conversation heart toppers! Kids will love making their own designs.

5. Valentine’s Day Popcorn Mix: This is a great snack for kids, adults, or the whole family! It’s easy to put together and everyone can enjoy it while watching a movie or gathering around the table.

6. Heart-Shaped Rice Krispie Treats: These fun and tasty treats are perfect for Valentine’s Day! Kids will love helping you make them, and everyone will enjoy eating them.

7. Chocolate Fondue with Fruit: Make a big batch of chocolate fondue and serve it with fresh fruit for a delicious snack. Kids will love dipping their fruit into the chocolate and coming up with creative designs.

8. Red Velvet Cake Pops: These fun cake pops are perfect for kids! They can make them as easy or as fancy as they’d like, and everyone will love eating them.

What ingredients do you need for these Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treats?

  • 3 tablespoons butter 
  • 1 package mini marshmallows (10 oz bag) 
  • 6 cups Kellogg’s Krispies cereal
  • 8 ounces white candy melts or almond bark
  • Red food coloring 
  • Red, pink and/or white sprinkles

How do you store these Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treats?

These treats should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator and will last up to five days. If you plan on storing them for longer, they can also be kept in the freezer. Just make sure to store them away from any strong-smelling foods or heat sources.

What are some helpful tips for making rice krispie treats?

1. Make sure to use fresh ingredients when making the treats and measure them accurately.

2. Use a non-stick cooking spray or butter to grease your pan before adding the mixture in.

3. To prevent sticking, spread out the mixture quickly and evenly using a rubber spatula or spoon.

4. Be gentle when cutting the treats, using a sharp knife and cutting slowly.

5. When adding decorations, be sure to do it quickly so they don’t melt or get too hard.

6. Allow the treats to cool completely before serving.

7. Before storing, wrap each treat individually in plastic wrap for best results.

What are some other great Valentine’s Day treat recipes to try?

Easy Valentines Day Rice Krispie Treats
Yield: 6-8 treats

Easy Valentines Day Rice Krispie Treats

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

These adorable Valentine's Day Rice Krispie Treats are great for classroom parties or fun treats at home!

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package mini marshmallows (10 oz bag)
  • 6 cups Kellogg’s Krispies cereal
  • 8 ounces white candy melts or almond bark
  • Red food coloring
  • Red, pink and/or white sprinkles

Instructions

  1. In a large pan, melt butter. Once butter is melted slowly add mini marshmallows, stirring until marshmallows are fully melted.  
  2. Add in a couple of drops of red food coloring until you reach the desired color.  
  3. Add in Rice Krispies cereal and stir until all cereal is coated with the melted marshmallows.  
  4. Evenly press Rice Krispies into a 9x13 pan coated with non stick spray.  
  5. Use a heart cookie cutter coated with cooking spray to cut into heart shapes. Allow to cool completely.
  6. Melt candy almond bark according to package directions. Dip each heart halfway into melted candy. 
  7. Sprinkle tops of the candy coated portion with red or pink sprinkles.  Place on wax paper to cool and set. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 157Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 8mgSodium 101mgCarbohydrates 30gFiber 1gSugar 13gProtein 2g

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