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christmas rice krispie treat

Decorate Your Own Christmas Tree Rice Krispies Treats

These delicious Christmas treats are SO easy to make and your kids will have a blast decorating them with their favorite candy!
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • 8 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 10.5 ounces marshmallows or 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 8-10 miniature chocolate candy bars
  • 1 tube green decorating icing
  • Assorted candy and baking embellishments
  • Green food coloring


  • Coat pizza pan, cake pan or cookie sheet with 1 tablespoon butter.
  • In a large saucepan melt 6 tablespoons of butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  • Add green food coloring. Use generously, as the mixture will lighten significantly when cereal is added.
  • Next, add cereal and stir until well coated.
  • Pour mixture into buttered pan. Use remaining 1 tablespoon of butter for hands and evenly press mixture into pan. Let mixture cool.
  • Using a serrated knife or pizza cutter, slice cooled mixture into triangles. They do not have to be uniform, each tree can be unique!
  • Use green icing to adhere chocolate bar to the underside of Christmas tree.
  • Set out candies and embellishments of choice and use icing to glue each piece to Christmas tree.
Keyword Christmas dessert, Christmas treats, Easy Christmas Treats, Kid-Friendly recipe, Rice Krispies