Rice Krispies treat ornaments

Dec 7, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Looking for a fun, holiday craft you can do with your kids? Put away the pencils and construction paper and make this edible craft instead! Made with Rice Krispies, colored sprinkles and ornament tops, these are easy and cute! Although they are meant for eating, you can hang these from your tree, too.

rice krispie ornaments

Who said you can't eat your ornaments? These delicious, easy to make and absolutely adorable Rice Krispies ornaments are 100 percent edible (except for the ornament top). Plus, now you'll finally have ornaments on your tree that your kids, cats or clumsy husband can't break!

Rice Krispies ornaments

Recipe inspired by Mommy Savers

Yields about 12 ornaments


  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 10 ounces marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter or oil
  • Blue and green sprinkles
  • Gold ornament tops
  • Toothpicks



Melt marshmallows and butter in a saucepan

Melt butter in a medium-size saucepan over medium-high heat.

melted butter

Add marshmallows and stir until mixture is completely melted together.


melted mallows


Pour marshmallow mixture over Rice Krispies

Place Rice Krispies into a large mixing bowl. Once marshmallow mixture is melted, pour over the Rice Krispies and quickly stir to coat the cereal.




Roll Rice Krispies into balls and cover in sprinkles

While the mixture is warm, quickly roll into medium- and small-size balls.

rice krispies

Dump the colored sprinkles into bowls and then roll the balls into the sprinkles, being sure to completely cover them.


krispie treats

You may need to roll them a few times to get them fully covered.

green ornaments


Fasten tops on and display!

Using toothpicks, fasten the gold ornament tops on the top of each Rice Krispies ornament.


Repeat until all of the ornaments have tops.


Then display, eat or hang on your tree!

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