Our St. Patrick's Day Rice Krispies Treats are sticky, buttery, dipped in rich creamy white chocolate and decorated with adorable green and white sprinkles!
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St. Patrick's Day Rice Krispies Treats

These marshmallow treats are made with a sticky, buttery marshmallow cream, then they're dipped in white chocolate and decorated with green and white sprinkles!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Rest Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 160kcal
Author Heather - My Sweet Mission

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 10 ounces marshmallows (approximately 40 marshmallows, or 4 cups mini marshmallows)
  • Green food coloring (see note below)
  • 6 cups Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal (or other toasted rice cereal)
  • 3/4 pound quality white chocolate (approximately 2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon green Nonpareils
  • 1 tablespoon pearlized white Jimmies

Instructions

Grease a 9" x 13" pan.

  • In a large saucepan carefully melt the butter over medium heat. Lower heat to medium-low, add the marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  • Add a few drops of the green food coloring until you reach the desired color of green.
  • Add the cereal and stir until well coated.
  • Pour the mixture into a greased 9" x 13" pan and evenly distribute the mixture with greased hands or wax paper. Allow bars to cool completely before cutting into 2" squares.
  • While the treats are cooling melt your chocolate and add the desired amount of green food coloring. Stir until color is blended.
  • Dip the treats in the warm melted chocolate, sprinkle with the green and white decorations and place on parchment or wax paper until the chocolate is set.
  • Allow the chocolate to set before serving or packaging as gifts.

Notes

  • Measure the cereal before melting the marshmallows, so it's ready to add to the warm mixture all at once.
  • I used 3 drops of food coloring for the treats and 3 drops for the white chocolate.
  • Spray hands with baking spray before spreading the sticky mixture, so it doesn't stick to hands.
  • If the treats are too soft, put them in the fridge for 5-10 minutes. This should make them a little stiffer and easier to dip.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 49mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2.2mg
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