rice krispies

Who doesn't love Rice Krispies squares?

These delicious and easy to make squares can easily be turned into delicious and festive holiday desserts. 

Here is the basic recipe for the squares, all you need to do is add food coloring! 

 

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons of margarine or butter
  • 6 cups of mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal

 

Instructions

  • In a pot of steam or a saucepan of the appropriate size, melt the margarine over low heat (about 175 ° F).
  • Once the margarine is melted, add the marshmallows and stir until smooth.
  • Stir in the vanilla and mix well.
  • Add cereals and stir until fully coated.
  • Transfer to a large greased or parchment mold (see note below).
  • Using a greased spatula (or your hands), spread the mixture evenly in the pan and flatten it using a rolling pin.
  • Cool completely. (If you make the log, put the two layers one over the other and roll while it's hot.)
  • Unmold and, using a large knife, cut squares of the desired size.

 

TIP: The choice of mold depends on the dimensions of the final product. The quantity obtained depends on the size of the mold and the thickness of the squares. A 4 kg mix gives about 90 2 "x 2" x 2" squares.

 

Here are some creative festive ideas to inspire you!

Christmas Tree with Pretzel 

Simply cut these into a tree shape and add a pretzel stick at the bottom!

christmas tree pretzel

 

Green & Red Christmas Log

Spread your red and green Rice Krispies into two flat sheets, place the green on top of the red, and get rolling! Slice it up before you serve it to show off the colourful spiral.

 

christmas log

 

Rice Krispies With Strawberry Santa Hats

Just add strawberries and whipped cream to make this simple treat.

 

rice krispies

 

 

Christmas Tree Krispies

Cut them into squares, add some sprinkles, and add one star-shaped tree tower.

 

christmas tree

 

Sparkling Holiday Stars

Grab a star-shaped cookie cutter, red and green sprinkles (I even like to add a bit of gold and silver for the sparkle), and your Rice Krispies mix and you're ready to make this tasty recipe.

rice krispies

 

I love Rice Krispies because they are inexpensive, quick to make, and you can get really creative with the kids! You can find more recipe ideas on the official Rice Krispies site.

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