Christmas Tree Krispies Treats

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Rice Krispies Treats are a staple snack option that practically everyone enjoys. Get festive this holiday season by making these adorable Christmas tree krispie treats. They’re simple to make and a fun activity for the kids to help with.

adorable Christmas tree krispie treats

Beloved rice Krispies treats recipe cut into tree shapes, with a mini Reece’s butter cup for the trunk, drizzled green chocolate, and sprinkles.

Looking for more fun Christmas treats? If so, be sure and check these out!

Santa Nutter Butter Cookies – These nutter butter treats require no baking and are easy to make to celebrate the holiday.

Rice Krispies Christmas Treat Cake – Another easy and delicious treat made with Rice Krispies to make this Christmas.

What You’ll Love About Christmas Tree Krispies Treats:

  • Easy no-bake treat
  • Fun for kids to help
  • Also perfect for a snack

Ingredients:

Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 10 oz bag of mini marshmallows
  • 7 drops of green food coloring
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • ½ cup green candy melts
  • Mini Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Christmas sprinkles

How to Make These Christmas Tree Krispies Treats:

  • Line a 9×13-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Add butter to a large pot, and melt over low heat.
  • Add the marshmallows and heat, stirring often, until melted.
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  • Add the food coloring, and stir until the color is solid.
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  • Stir the cereal into the marshmallows.
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  • Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish, and press to the sides.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
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  • Remove from the refrigerator, and lift the entire parchment sheet out of the baking dish and onto a large cutting board.
  • Using a large knife, make a diagonal cut, then another the opposite way, making two trees. Continue cutting out trees (triangle shapes) until you cannot cut anymore.
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  • Set the tree cutouts onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Pour the candy melts into a piping bag (or ziplock bag), and heat in the microwave for 30-second intervals until melted. Massage the bag with your hand between each heating session.
  • Snip the end off the piping bag, and add a small amount to the bottom of each Mini Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup, then stick one to the bottom of each tree.
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  • Drizzle melted candy in a back-and-forth motion over the top of each tree.
  • Add sprinkles on top of the melted candy.
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Notes

  • You can also use a tree-shaped cookie cutter if you’d like.
  • There will be extra Krispie treat that you can’t cut, and I say just snack on that; you deserve it for all your hard work!

Storage

Store in an airtight container

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Christmas Tree Krispies Treats

Christmas Tree Krispies Treats

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Beloved rice krispies treats recipe cut into tree shapes, with a mini Reece's butter cup for the trunk, drizzled green chocolate, and sprinkles.
Servings: 12
Calories: 174kcal
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Refrigeration Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 10 oz bag mini marshmallows
  • 7 drops green food coloring
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • ½ cup green candy melts
  • Mini Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Christmas sprinkles

Instructions
 

  • Line a 9×13 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Add butter to a large pot, and melt over low heat.
  • Add the marshmallows, and heat, stirring often, until melted.
  • Add the food coloring, and stir until the color is solid.
  • Stir the cereal into the marshmallows.
  • Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish, and press to the sides.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Remove from the refrigerator, and lift the entire parchment sheet out of the baking dish, and onto a large cutting board.
  • Using a large knife, make a diagonal cut, then another the opposite way, making two trees. Continue cutting out tree (triangle shapes), until you cannot cut anymore.
  • Set the tree cutouts onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Pour the candy melts into a piping bag (or ziplock bag), and heat in the microwave for 30 second intervals, until melted. Massage bag with your hand between each heating session.
  • Snip the end off the piping bag, and add a small amount to the bottom of each Mini Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups, then stick one to the bottom of each tree.
  • Drizzle melted candy in a back and forth motion over the top of each tree.
  • Add sprinkles on top of the melted candy.

Nutrition

Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 1019IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, is intended to serve as an estimate only, and is provided for informational purposes. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.

Course: Desserts & Sweet Treats
Cuisine: American

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