Creative Ways to Use Cookie Cutters #13: Rice Krispie Treats

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Why not create wonderful shapes for your Rice Krispie treats by using cookie cutters? Start by getting the following three ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 package (10 oz.) of regular marshmallows
  • 6 cups of Rice Krispies cereal

Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a large pot over medium heat. Open a bag of marshmallows and dump those in. Stir constantly until the marshmallows are melted. If you want to add a fun color with food coloring, now is the time to stir it in. Remove the pot from the stove, and dump 6 cups of Rice Krispies into the pot. Stir.

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Spread the mixture into a greased 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan. Make sure the pan is greased, or you will sorely regret doing so. Pieces of Rice Krispies will fly through the air in all directions as you chip away at it with a table knife, trying to salvage what you can in desperation. Take my word for it: Grease the dish.

Place the dish in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.

Take the dish out of the refrigerator and press the cookie cutters into the the Rice Krispie treats. Use a metal spatula to scrape under the treat so that it doesn’t break apart when your children grab it with their bare hands in their eagerness to eat these yummy Rice Krispie treats!

If your kids are not in the kitchen, you might have enough time to dip the treats in almond bark chololate. Just melt some chocolate almond bark in a pot, and dip the top of the Rice Krispie treat into it. Yum!

Stay tuned for more fabulous ways to use cookie cutters…

 

 

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6 Responses to “Creative Ways to Use Cookie Cutters #13: Rice Krispie Treats”

  1. Diane says:

    We love rice crispie treats but have never thought to use cookie cutters! On saint patricks day I used green food coloring to turn the the treats green though!

  2. Jess Benoit says:

    We haven’t made Rice Krispie treats in a while. This looks soooo good!

  3. I haven’t made Rice Krispie treats with my kids yet, But maybe this weekend, thank you for the fun idea

    • Susan says:

      Rice Krispie treats are super easy to make, and they’re perfect for the summer because they don’t require you to use the oven for baking.

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