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Red, White, and Blue Crispy Rice Treats

Red, White, and Blue Crispy Rice Treats

Sprinkle in some color and take your crispy rice squares from bland to bright. It’s so easy to add a patriotic pop of red, white, and blue. Even better, this one is so simple that your little ones can help. So grab your Juicy Juice and get ready for a sticky good time!

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 16


6 tbsp unsalted butter

16 oz bag of fresh marshmallows

6 cups crispy rice cereal

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Red, white, and blue candy melts



  1. Melt butter in a saucepan on low to medium heat. Add marshmallows and stir until the mixture is completely melted.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Next, fold in the crispy rice cereal. Optional: Mix in sprinkles.
  3. Line a 9×13 baking dish with parchment paper, then pour in the mixture. Press gently to form an even surface.
  4. Cool for 30 minutes to set.
  5. In microwave safe bowls, warm each color of the candy melts for 30 second intervals in the microwave and stir until fully melted.
  6. Drizzle the melts over the crispy rice in the pan. Decorate with sprinkles and anything else you might like.