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Easy Green Shamrock Rice Kirispies Treats Recipe for St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Rice Krispie Treats

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 330 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Grease a 9x13 baking dish with butter.
  2. Melt butter slowly in a large sauce pan over medium-low heat being careful not to allow butter to brown.
  3. Mix in miniature marshmallows and allow them to melt completely.
  4. Continue to cook another 2 minutes and remove from heat.
  5. Mix green food coloring (gel or liquid, I used gel) in with marshmallow mix until desired shade is reached.
  6. Immediately mix in Rice Krispies and stir until thoroughly coated.
  7. Pour mix into prepared pan and used wax paper to push down firmly.
  8. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  9. Then, lightly spray a shamrock shaped cookie cutter and begin cutting out shapes.
  10. Tip: alternate directions with the cookie cutter to ensure you are able to get the most shamrocks possible.
  11. Note: If using a 9x13 baking dish you can double this recipe for a thicker Rice Krispie treat, however, I've found it's a little more difficult to use the cookie cutters to cut shapes if it's too thick.
Nutrition Facts
St. Patrick's Day Rice Krispie Treats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 308mg13%
Potassium 63mg2%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 3340IU67%
Vitamin C 31.2mg38%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 15.1mg84%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.