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Delightful and Festive: How to Make Santa Rice Krispie Treats for the Holidays

Santa Rice Krispy Treats

Get ready to spread holiday cheer with our delightful Santa Rice Krispy Treats! These festive and irresistible goodies are the perfect addition to your Christmas celebration. Crafted with love, they feature Santa Claus decorations with his edible hat, making them a hit with both kids and adults.

The holiday season is the perfect time to indulge in delicious treats and spread joy among family and friends. And what better way to kick off the festive celebrations than with a fun and creative treat that both kids and adults will love? That's right, we're talking about Santa Rice Krispie Treats!

These delightful treats not only taste delicious but also add a touch of holiday cheer to any gathering. Made with simple ingredients like pre made Rice Krispies or you can go the Marth Stewart way and make from scratch with Rice Krispies cereal, marshmallows, butter, and food coloring, these cute little Santas are easy to make and perfect for getting the whole family involved in the kitchen. Not only are these Santa Rice Krispie Treats visually pleasing but they also offer irresistible flavors that will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth.

Now Let's Get Creating!

Santa Rice Krispy Treats RECIPE

Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Bake time: N/A

Servings: 16 Rice Krispies

Ingredients for your Santa Rice Krispies

16 Rice Krispies, unwrapped (or make your own)

½ c red candy melts

½ c white chocolate chips or candy melts

¼ c shredded coconut

½ c mini marshmallows

¼ c red sanding sugar

1 T. red cinnamon candies or M&M’s (about 16)

¼ c candy eye balls (about 32)

Directions for Santa Rice Krispies
  1. Line your work space with parchment.

  2. Unwrap the rice krispy treats and lay out on your work surface.

  3. Melt the white candy melts in a microwave safe bowl. Heat in 15-30 second increments and stir well between each interval until smooth.

  4. Dip the bottom ¼-⅓ of each rice krispy in the melted white chocolate. Scrape the excess back into the bowl and set back on the parchment.

  5. Immediately sprinkle some shredded coconut over the white to create the beard. Allow to set.

  1. Transfer the remaining melted white chocolate to a piping bag or ziploc, set aside.

  2. Melt the red candy melts in a microwave safe bowl. Heat in 15-30 second increments and stir well between each interval until smooth.

  3. Dip the top ¼-⅓ of each rice krispy in the red candy melts. Scrape the excess back into the bowl and set back on the parchment.

  4. Place your mini marshmallows along the edge of the red line to create the fur of the hat. Then sprinkle with a pinch (or more) of the red sanding sugar.

  5. Cut a small hole in the end of the white chocolate piping bag (you can always cut it bigger if needed but start smaller than you think).

  6. Pipe a small dot on each eye ball candy and set into place on each rice krispy treat.

  7. Finally pipe a small dot on a red candy and place the nose onto the rice krispy.

  8. Allow to set for the chocolate to reharden.

Storage: Store the decorated rice krispies in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks.

Making Santa Rice Krispie Treats is a fun and delicious way to add a festive touch to your holiday celebrations. With just a few simple ingredients and some creative decorating, you can create these delightful treats that are sure to bring smiles to everyone's faces. Whether for a party or as a special homemade gift, these Santa Rice Krispie Treats will be loved by all. So go ahead and try out this recipe for some holiday cheer!

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Dec 03, 2023

My kids would love these.


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