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Christmas Tree Rice Krispy Treat Recipe

This rice krispy treat recipe makes the cutest Christmas trees ever! Perfect for the holidays, tasty, and the whole family can join in to make them.

christmas rice krispie treats

I’m an advocate of playing with my food. And by that I mean, taking a basic recipe and turning into something fun: especially when it comes to the holidays!

That’s exactly where this Christmas tree rice krispy treat recipe comes into play. If you like simple Christmas desserts, this is going to be a fun one for you.

Christmas Rice Krispie Treats

We’re taking the basic krispy treat and making it work for our selfish holiday needs. Aren’t these trees darling?

They are no harder to make than your average rice krispy treats (so very easy) and you’ll have a delicious dessert in minutes.

Leave these out for Santa instead of cookies . . . I promise they’ll be gone in the morning!

christmas tree rice krispie treats

Rice Krispie Christmas Trees

Ingredients:

Tools

  • Sharp knife
  • 9 x 13 pan

Directions:

1. Over a medium low flame in a pot, melt butter.

2. Once butter has fully melted, add in your mini marshmallows, and stir until they have melted thoroughly.

Stirring green food dye into melted marshmallow

3. Pour melted marshmallows into a huge greased bowl (I used Pam). Add in 20 drops of green food coloring and mix well.

Stirring rice krispie treats into melted marshmallow and green food dye

4. Add in the rice krispy cereal, and stir until well blended.

Christmas rice krispie treats pressed into a dish

5. In a greased 9 x 13 pan, pour in rice krispy mixture and add Trix cereal pieces throughout to act as ornaments on the trees.

6. Allow to cool for 20 – 30 minutes in the fridge before cutting.

rice krispie christmas trees

7. Cut in half lengthwise. Then cut into triangles. There will be two tiny odd shaped end pieces. Eat them. you deserve it!

rice krispie christmas treats
holiday rice krispie treats
Yield: 12 servings

Christmas Rice Krispie Treats

christmas tree rice krispie treats

This rice krispy treat recipe makes the cutest Christmas trees ever! Perfect for the holidays, tasty, and the whole family can join in to make them.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter
  • 16 oz mini marshmallows, one bag
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 6 drops Green food coloring
  • 1/2 cup Trix cereal

Instructions

  1. Over a medium low flame in a pot, melt butter.
  2. Once butter has fully melted, add in your mini marshmallows and stir until they have melted thoroughly.
  3. Pour melted marshmallows into a huge greased bowl (I used Pam). Add in 20 drops of green food color and mix well.
  4. Add in the Rice Crispy cereal, and stir until well blended.
  5. In a greased 9 x 13 pan, pour in Rice Crispy mixture and add Trix cereal pieces throughout to act as ornaments on the trees.
  6. Allow to cool for 20 - 30 minutes in the fridge before cutting.
  7. Cut in half length wise. Then cut into triangles.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1 tree

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 246Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 178mgCarbohydrates: 43gSugar: 23gProtein: 1g

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Wouldn’t these be perfect for a cookie exchange? I think so! Are you ready for Christmas? Let me know in the comments!


If you like these Christmas rice krispie treats, I think you’ll enjoy these other festive recipes as well:

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