Valentines Heart Krispies Treats

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These Valentine’s Krispies treats are cute as can be! They’re a perfect Valentine’s Day treat for kids and adults. Make these simple Rice Krispies treats for class parties or treats at home.

heart krispies treats

A classic Krispies treats recipe, cut out into hearts, then dipped in vanilla-flavored candy coating and topped with sprinkles.

This sweet snack makes a fun dessert or movie night snack for the family. Plus, they’re fun to make and get the kids involved. Pack in a clear plastic bag with some pink or red ribbon for a cute Valentine’s gift or party favor.

Heart Krispies Treat Recipe

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Ingredients:

Tools & Equipment

How to make Heart Krispies Treats

1. Line a baking pan with parchment paper (which makes this recipe easier), or grease the baking pan.

2. Melt the butter in a large pot over low heat.

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3. Add marshmallows and heat until melted, stirring often.

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4. Add the food coloring and stir until the color is solid.

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5. Add the rice krispies, and stir until combined.

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6. Pour the mixture into the baking pan, and refrigerate for 1 hour to set.

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7. Remove the parchment paper with treats from the pan, set it on a counter or cutting board, and use the cookie cutter to cut as many hearts as you can.

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8. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

9. Add candy melts to a small bowl and heat on high for 30-second intervals in the microwave, stirring between each heating session, until fully melted.

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10. Dip one side of each heart into the melted candy, and set it on the parchment sheet. Add sprinkles.

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11. Transfer to the refrigerator for about 30 minutes until the candy sets.

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Tips and Tricks

  • You can use any size heart cookie cutter you want. The size will affect the number of treats that you are able to make. Mine was 3 inches.
  • Feel free to use different cereals or add your favorite mix-ins.

How Do I Store Heart Krispies Treats?

Store any leftovers in an airtight container.

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More Valentine’s Day Treats:

I hope you enjoy your Valentines Heart Krispies Treats. If so, please leave a star ★★★★★ rating and a comment below! Follow along on Pinterest, Facebook, or Twitter for more delicious recipes!

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Heart Krispies Treats

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These Valentine’s Krispies treats are cute as can be! They’re a perfect Valentine’s Day treat for kids and adults. Classic Krispies treats cut out into hearts, then dipped in vanilla-flavored candy coating and topped with sprinkles.
Servings: 9
Calories: 266kcal
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Additional Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 10 packages mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 10 drops red food coloring
  • 1 cup pink candy melts

Equipment

  • Large pot
  • Large spoon
  • 9”x13” baking pan
  • Parchment paper (optional, but makes clean-up easier)
  • Heart cookie cutter
  • Baking sheet

Instructions
 

  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper (which makes this recipe easier), or grease the baking pan.
  • Melt the butter in a large pot over low heat.
  • Add marshmallows and heat until melted, stirring often.
  • Add the food coloring and stir until the color is solid.
  • Add the rice krispies, and stir until combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking pan, and refrigerate for 1 hour to set.
  • Remove the parchment paper with treats from the pan, set it on a counter or cutting board, and use the cookie cutter to cut as many hearts as you can.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add candy melts to a small bowl, and heat on high for 30-second intervals in the microwave, stirring between each heating session until fully melted.
  • Dip one side of each heart into the melted candy, and set it on the parchment sheet. Add sprinkles.
  • Transfer to the refrigerator for about 30 minutes until the candy sets.

Nutrition

Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 166mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 1358IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 6mg

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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