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Pumpkin-shaped Rice Krispies treats

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An adorable treat for Halloween

These too cute Rice Krispies treats are shaped like pumpkins. Serve these treats at your Halloween party for a snack or a simple dessert.

An adorable treat for Halloween

These cute little pumpkins are almost too cute to eat. Here we share step-by-step directions on how to make these sweet little pumpkins. Molding the Rice Krispies treats helps give them a pumpkin look. If you do not have a mold, simply roll the treats into balls and use a wooden spoon to help create the ridges that pumpkins have.

Pumpkin-shaped Rice Krispies treats recipe

Adapted from food family & finds

Yields 10-12 pumpkins, depending on size

Ingredients:

  • 1 mini Bundt cake or fluted pan (these can also be found at craft or baking stores)
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • Orange food coloring
  • Black frosting pen
  • Green frosting pen
  • Pretzel sticks

Directions:

1

In a microwave safe bowl, melt the butter. Add the marshmallows and several drops of orange food coloring to achieve the shade desired. Mix very well until the marshmallows are completely melted.

An adorable treat for Halloween

2

Add in the Rice Krispies and mix very well.

An adorable treat for Halloween

3

Spray the ice cream cup pan generously with nonstick cooking spray. Using a large spoon fill each cup with the Rice Krispies mixture and press into the pan firmly. Allow the treats to cool completely about 30-45 minutes.

An adorable treat for Halloween

4

Remove the treats from the pan and gently press two treats together to form one pumpkin. You may have to use the handle of a wooden spoon to help create the ridges pumpkins have.

An adorable treat for Halloween

5

Insert a pretzel stick into the tops of the pumpkins to create a stem.

An adorable treat for Halloween

6

Using the black frosting pen, carefully draw the pumpkin face on each of the pumpkins.

An adorable treat for Halloween

An adorable treat for Halloween

7

Using the green frosting pen, draw leaves or vines on the tops of the pumpkins

An adorable treat for Halloween

8

Place on a serving platter and enjoy.

An adorable treat for Halloween

More fun Halloween ideas

Halloween treat jars
Halloween surprise cake
Mini scream face pizzas

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