Valentine’s Rice Krispie Treats



Easy baking ides are great for kids and Rice Krispies squares are easy to change for any holiday need, this recipe

is a great Valentines treat to make with the kids and can double as personal valentines for your kids friends and teachers!


What You Will Need

  • Cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 6 cups mini (or 60 regular-size) marshmallows
  • Red food colouring
  • 9 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter
  • Plastic bags, yarn


What To Do

  1. Let the kids coat a baking sheet with cooking spray then set  it aside
  2. Melt the margarine in a large pot over low heat.
  3. Let the kids carefully place the marshmallows in as you stir, you can count with them as they do it, counting each marshmallow they place in the pot. (Make sure you explain to them about splashing or the baking fun will turn into hot margarine on your top!)
  4. Stir the marshmallow and margarine continuously until they melt.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and let the kids put drops of red food colouring into the mixture while you stir, until you reach your desired colour.
  6. Let the children add the Rice Krispies into the mixture while you stir and continue stirring until they are evenly coated with marshmallow.
  7. Spoon the mixture onto the baking sheet.
  8. With waxed paper (or lightly buttered hands), smooth out the mixture, spreading it to an even thickness.
  9. Let the kids cut out hearts with the cookie cutter.
  10. Have the kids place each heart in a plastic bag while you tie a yarn bow
  11. Place in the fridge until you are ready to give them out!

13 Responses to “Valentine’s Rice Krispie Treats”

  1. amy says:

    mmmm these look yummy and fun to make, thanks for the recipe xxx

  2. Kim Gerald says:

    Hey! Happy Valentines Day everyone. Wish you all to have a very sweet moment with your loved ones.

  3. Jeanee says:

    Have you tried strawberry marshmallows? That’ll make ‘em pink.

    I featured your recipe on my blog today.

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  5. beth iaea says:

    These taste even better if you mix in 1 pkg of strawberry jello or cherry jello mix into the marshmallows

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  10. crissy says:

    How hearts does this recipe make, anyone know?

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