Cute Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

October 29, 2013

These cute pumpkins would make the best treat for your upcoming Halloween parties or could even act as a great children's activity for those of you who might not be heading out on Halloween night. I seriously had a blast creating these and even had a great arm workout in the process. Enjoy and Happy Halloween!

[makes nine medium sized pumpkins]

1/2 tsp vanilla extract
red & yellow food coloring or orange gel coloring
3 tbsp. butter 
5 1/2 c. mini marshmallows
6 c. crispy rice cereal
Mini tootsie rolls
mini M&M's and candy corn

For this recipe you do as you would making regular rice crispy treats by simply melting your butter in a medium sized pan and then adding the vanilla extract as well as the mini marshmallows. Stir until the marshmallows are completely melted and then add the red and yellow food coloring until you get the orange shade you desire. Next you'll combine the crispy rice cereal in your pot and stir until the cereal is evenly coated with your marshmallow mixture. Last but not least, spray your hands with baking spray and roll them into pumpkiny shapes where you'll then decorate them to look like a pumpkin.

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  1. These are so cute! Love it. :)

  2. These are so cute! I really love Rice Krispytreats!

  3. super cute! AND delicious! Mmmm Happy Halloween! Thank you for linking up. :)

  4. How cute! I wish I had seen this before November 1 but I'm bookmarking for next year!

  5. Yum! These look so darling, I want one!
    Thanks for linking up! :)

  6. These are adorable!! I haven't had a Tootsie Roll in soooo long!

    aka Bailey

  7. Umm, so these are absolutely PRECIOUS! What a fun idea for Halloween and the fall, in general!

  8. holy cow, these are seriously the cutest things ever. For sure trying this next year. Or next week. lol. Fabulous idea, love. If you get a moment, I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest interview. :) xo


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