Easy Halloween Rice Treat Recipe

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rice treatsEasy Halloween Rice Treats

Take a childhood favorite and tweak it a bit for the perfect Halloween treat.  This rice treat recipe is perfect for parties and leftovers are perfect to put into lunch.

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treat ingredients

4 Tablespoons butter
6 cups crispy rice cereal
4 cups fresh mini marshmallows
orange food dye (about 8-10 drops)
Halloween sprinkles

melting marshmallows
Fresh marshmallows work best when making rice treats


In a pot, melt the butter.  Once the butter is melted, reduce the heat and add the marshmallows, stirring until melted.

Add the food coloring and stir.

Add the marshmallow mix into the cereal and stir.

Wet your hands and stir together with your hands to mix the treats easier.

Once mixed, pour the mix into the casserole dish and press with a spatula into place, making as even as possible.

Shake your favorite sprinkles over the rice treats, to your liking.

Allow the treats to cool before cutting and serving.

We cut ours into pieces and place into individual bags, so that they can be taken to school as a treat in lunch. You could also display on a tray and serve at your Halloween Party.

pressed rice cereal

Treat Tips:

  • You can add red and yellow food dye to make red
  • Have the ingredients ready to go as it comes together quickly
  • Spray the casserole dish with non-stick spray
  • You can add sprinkles into the mix while stirring, or just on top, your preference
Press the sprinkles into the rice treat so they stick when cooled.

Looking for a cute Halloween snack that's easy to make? These easy rice treats are simple to make. Delicious for everyone to enjoy.

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