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Rainbow Rice Krispy Treat Recipe

rainbow shaped rice Krispy treatsWhats more festive for spring, St. Patrick’s Day, or basically celebrating life than Rainbow themed recipes.  Kids love color, so I love spicing up normal recipes in fun ways to blow my kids away!  The kids saw this recipe and basically thought I was super mom.  Read below for my Rainbow Rice Krispy Treat recipe.  Its easy, and your kids will be so excited to have such a special snack this weekend!

kids playing and coloring on white mat

Rainbow Rice Krispy Treat Recipe

This will make a 13×9 pan of treats


2 big bags of small marshmallows (did you follow that?)

food coloring colors of your choice

1 box butter sticks

1 large box Rice Krispy Cereal


Grease your 13×9 pan

Combine 2.5 TBS butter and 1.5 cups marshmallows in a bowl and microwave for 1.5 min.

Remove from microwave and add your first color and mix until fully combined

add in 2 heaping cups of Rice Krispy Cereal

mix until fully combined

Pour into pan and work until an even layer is spread, making sure to touch all sides and corners

Repeat until all layers are done, and let sit before cutting.

rainbow colored rice Krispy treats



I am no chef, and this is a super easy real life recipe, but it will thrill your kids, and they would probably love helping you with it! Let me know if you have any questions!

boy in green shirt eating rainbow rice Krispy treat



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    March 13, 2018 at 8:38 pm

    This is so cute for St Pat’s!!

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    March 13, 2018 at 8:54 pm

    Those are so cool!

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    March 13, 2018 at 8:58 pm

    This is so fun! Making this with my kids!

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    March 13, 2018 at 11:10 pm

    These are so fun and festive!

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    March 14, 2018 at 11:35 am

    Awesome!!! Thanks Arin.

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    March 14, 2018 at 9:14 pm

    Well aren’t those just the cutest!

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    March 18, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    I made this over the weekend, however I only made it to G.

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      March 19, 2018 at 8:29 am


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    March 21, 2018 at 11:18 am

    These are so cute! I’m going to have to try them someday! My kids would flip 🙂

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    March 28, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    I totally Just tried to Easter Rice Krispies and they looked like total garbage compared to these ones! These looks fabulous!

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    May 3, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    I dont know what i did wrong but these came out very bitter and stained our teeth and tongues. Maybe too much foor coloring?

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      May 5, 2019 at 9:26 am

      Really?? I would guess too much food coloring. I have had quite a few other people make them and haven’t had a problem. (well I shouldn’t say that…we did get purple tongues, but my kids loved that!)

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