Fall Fun Rice Krispie Treats

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Here is a fun activity to do with small children to celebrate fall! (tastes good, too!)  I made these today with 2 of my grandchildren, and they had a blast making them. It’s even easy enough for even toddlers to help with!

We made two batches, one red and one orange.

For each batch:

  • Melt 3 Tbsp. of butter or margarine in a medium sized pan on medium heat.
  • Add 3 cups of miniature marshmallows to a pan and stir until melted.
  • Add food coloring. Use enough to make nice autumn shades of color. (You could use cocoa krispies for brown).
  • Gently fold in 3 cups of rice krispies to the marshmallow mixture.
  • Each batch will fill 1/2 of a cookie sheet. Pour mixture onto sheet, wet your hands, and gently pat the mixture down evenly.
  • We then used cookie cutters that were in the shape of oak leaves, maple leaves, a pumpkin, and a turkey. Press down till cookie cutter cuts through the layer of rice krispies.
  • Gently place each treat on a plate. You can reshape the mixture as needed to get as many treats as possible.
  • Serve with a glass of milk and enjoy!

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Marilyn

Marilyn is wife to Rick, Mom to 14 children, Nana to 16 grandchildren (and counting!) and homeschooler for 37 years. She and her husband own Character Concepts which they started for the purpose of helping others raise children with a strong, godly character and Biblical worldview.. They have developed character curriculumfrom preschool through high school, based on what they found worked whenteaching their own 14 children over the years. Her passion is to help young moms raise kids of character and enjoy the journey!
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About Marilyn

Marilyn is wife to Rick, Mom to 14 children, Nana to 16 grandchildren (and counting!) and homeschooler for 37 years. She and her husband own Character Concepts which they started for the purpose of helping others raise children with a strong, godly character and Biblical worldview.. They have developed character curriculum from preschool through high school, based on what they found worked when teaching their own 14 children over the years. Her passion is to help young moms raise kids of character and enjoy the journey!

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