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Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

Halloween Rice Krispie Treats in the shape of pumpkins are the perfect to ring in all things fall and Halloween! They are filled with the classic Rice Krispy cereal and marshmallows. The Rice Krispy treats are kid friendly, making it a perfect afternoon activity!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 15 pumpkins
Calories 94kcal
Author Karli Bitner

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 10.5 oz bags mini marshmallows divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 cups Rice Krispie Cereal
  • orange food coloring
  • 15 tootsie rolls

Instructions

  • In an extra large bowl, measure out the 8 cups of Rice Krispie Cereal. Set aside.
  • In a separate large microwave safe bowl, microwave the butter until completely melted. (about 45 seconds)
  • Add one entire bag of marshmallows, plus 1/3 of the second bag of marshmallows to the bowl with melted butter. Stir to coat the marshmallows in the melted butter.
  • Microwave for 1 minute, stirring at the 30 seconds mark. 
  • Add the vanilla to the bowl and stir until well combined and smooth. Add in the food coloring and stir until completly mixed in.
  • Pour the melted marshmallow mixture into the bowl with the Rice Krispie Cereal. Stir until well combined. 
  • Fold in the remaining 2/3 bag of marshmallows. 
  • Wet your hands with water and then gently press the Rice Krispie Treats into a small ball, about baseball sized. As the Rice Krispie Treats cool you can continue to gently press to create a tighter ball.
  • Place a tootsie roll on the top for a stem.
  • Enjoy!!

Nutrition

Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1119IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 5mg