Valentine’s Day Heart Krispies Treats

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These Valentine’s Heart 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.

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Heart-shaped Krispies for Valentine’s Day

It’s the perfect time to show your loved ones how much you care with a sweet treat. These heart-shaped Rice Krispies treats are not only delicious, but they’re also fun and easy to make.

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.

Whether you’re making them for your kids, significant other, or friends, these Valentine’s Heart Krispies are sure to be a hit!

Why You’ll Love These Heart Krispies

  • They’re quick and easy to make, with only a few ingredients needed.
  • They’re a fun and delicious treat for both kids and adults.
  • They make a great Valentine’s Day gift or party favor.

Ingredients

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How to make Heart Krispies Treats

1. Line a baking pan with parchment paper or grease the baking pan.

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

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 the 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, set it on the parchment sheet, and 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 you can make. Mine was 3 inches.
  • Feel free to use different cereals or add your favorite mix-ins.

Storing Heart Krispies Treats

Store any leftovers in an airtight container.

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valentines heart krispies recipe
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Heart Krispies Treats

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Additional Time:1 hour
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Servings9
Calories: 266 kcal
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.

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

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.
    3 tbsp butter
  • Add marshmallows and heat until melted, stirring often.
    10 packages mini marshmallows
  • Add the food coloring and stir until the color is solid.
    10 drops red food coloring
  • Add the rice krispies, and stir until combined.
    6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 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.
    1 cup pink candy melts
  • 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.

Notes

The size of the heart cookie cutter will affect the number of treats you can make. Mine was 3 inches.
Use different cereals or add your favorite mix-ins.

Nutrition

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

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.

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