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Rice Krispies Christmas Trees

An easy recipe and tutorial for making Rice Krispie Christmas Trees. The perfect Christmas Rice Krispie treat! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Rice Krispies Christmas Trees
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 206kcal
Author: The Best Ideas for Kids

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups rice krispies cereal
  • 1/2 cup white melting chocolate
  • sprinkles
  • green food dye
  • Christmas tree cookie cutter

Instructions

  • Spray a 9x9 inch square pan with non-stick cooking spray or line with parchment paper. 
  • Place the butter, marshmallows, and a few drops of green food dye in a large non-stick pot.
  • Carefully melt on low heat, stirring frequently until melted. 
  • Add the Rice Krispies to a bowl and stir with the melted marshmallows and butter until well combined.
  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan, spread evenly. Spray your clean hands with non-stick cooking spray and press mixture down.
  • Set pan aside for about 20 minutes to cool and set.
  • Remove the Rice Krispies block from pan and transfer to a cutting board. 
  • Using a Christmas tree cookie cutter, cut out the Christmas Tree shapes. 
  • In a small microwave safe bowl, Heat the white melting chocolate for 30 seconds, then stir until smooth. Continue heating for 30-second intervals, as needed until smooth. 
  • Transfer melted chocolate to a Ziploc bag and clip the corner. Drizzle over the Christmas trees and sprinkle with Christmas sprinkles. 

Nutrition

Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 46mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 1225IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 5.2mg