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Easy Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

These Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats are easy to put together and perfect for any celebration! Plus, they’re sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

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Red, White, and Blue, Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

With Memorial Day on the horizon and the 4th of July not far behind, ring in summer with a bang with our Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats recipe.

These Rice Krispie Treats are easy to put together and perfect for any celebration! Plus, they’re sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

So get ready to celebrate America’s birthday in style with these delicious treats!

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Makes 30 treats

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooling time: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • Butter
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Rice cereal
  • Red melting candy
  • Blue melting candy
  • Patriotic sprinkles (mine were Great Value sprinkles from Wal-Mart)
  • For the exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.
PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

How to Make Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats

Melt the butter in a large stockpot over medium heat.

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

When the butter is melted, add the marshmallows and cook until melted, stirring constantly.

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Remove the pan from heat when the marshmallows are fully melted. Add the cereal and stir until all the cereal is coated in marshmallows.

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Grease a 9×13 pan with nonstick cooking spray and spread the cereal mixture in an even layer in the pan. Press the cereal mixture into the pan until it becomes solid, then allow it to cool at room temperature for at least 2 hours.

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

When the treats are completely cool, cut them into 30 small squares.

Transfer the squares to a cooling rack. Place something underneath to catch drips (I used parchment paper).

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Melt the red and blue candy according to the package instructions and place them in piping bags. Drizzle each color over the top of the treats and immediately decorate with sprinkles.

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Allow the candy to cool and set completely before serving.

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Yield: 30

Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

These Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats are easy to put together and perfect for any celebration! Plus, they're sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 10-ounce packages mini marshmallows
  • 1 12-ounce package rice cereal
  • 1/3 cup red melting candy
  • 1/3 cup blue melting candy
  • Patriotic sprinkles (mine were Great Value sprinkles from Wal-Mart)

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a large stockpot over medium heat. PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
  2. When the butter is melted, add the marshmallows and cook until melted, stirring constantly. PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
  3. Remove the pan from heat when the marshmallows are fully melted. Add the cereal and stir until all the cereal is coated in marshmallows. PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
  4. Grease a 9x13 pan with nonstick cooking spray and spread the cereal mixture in an even layer in the pan. Press the cereal mixture into the pan until it becomes solid, then allow it to cool at room temperature for at least 2 hours. PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
  5. When the treats are completely cool, cut them into 30 small squares. PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
  6. Transfer the squares to a cooling rack. Place something underneath to catch drips (I used parchment paper). PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
  7. Melt the red and blue candy according to the package instructions and place them in piping bags. Drizzle each color over the top of the treats and immediately decorate with sprinkles. PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS
  8. Allow the candy to cool and set completely before serving. PATRIOTIC RICE KRISPIE TREATS

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 151Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 101mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 0gSugar: 15gProtein: 1g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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