Rice Krispies Christmas Trees Recipe

Rice Krispies Christmas Trees Recipe

The holiday season is pretty much here and I could not be more excited!

I love taking twists on normal desserts or dishes to make them more themed ( I think it is working at Disneyland that did that to me ( I * heart* theming) )

These trees can easily be made in advance and will be the hit at any gathering – PLUS they are gluten – free if you use gluten – free rice krispie cereal ( it is right next to the normal stuff )

Rice Krispies Christmas Trees Recipe

I saw in a family circle magazine recently this recipe and they used Reese’s mini peanut butter cups as trucks I think that was SUCH a cute idea!

This is a easy enough recipe that kids can help 🙂 This recipe makes about 6 trees

Make sure you get a funnel for this recipe – makes it easy to create the trees — make sure to light grease the funnel so the treat does not stick

To decorate the trees I took the lazy route – I put the sprinkles on a plate and rolled the tree shape treats into the sprinkles

Here are some close up pictures 🙂 Here is the one I posted on Instagram ( Follow me on Instagram Budget Savvy Diva )

Rice Krispies Christmas Trees Recipe

It is hard to see the peanut butter cup trunks but they are there 😉

See ( the lighting is a bit different thus the change in green color in the picture)

Rice Krispies Christmas Trees Recipe

Okay one last look of the final product before we go into the recipe – enjoy!

Rice Krispies Christmas Trees Recipe

The recipe was made and photographed by me ( Sara)

Rice Krispies Christmas Trees

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Ingredients

  • 6 cups - Rice Krispie Cereal
  • 10 oz of mini marshmallows
  • Green Food Dye
  • Sprinkles ( Holiday Themed)
  • 3 Tablespoons of Butter ( Unsalted )
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Instructions

  1. In a microwave safe bowl - place marshmallows and butter
  2. Heat for about 1 minutes - stir and the mixture is smooth add about 8 drops of green food dye - mix
  3. Add cereal and mix until well combined
  4. Place cereal in greased funnel and decorate
  5. Enjoy!