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Valentine’s Rice Krispies Treats

With Valentine’s Day just about a week away, I decided to get in the kitchen and put some of those boxes of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Cereal to use in a fun little project I could do with my children. I’m sure you are all familiar with the popular Rice Krispies Treats, but instead of your traditional square treat, we decided to make Valentine’s Rice Krispies Treats.

These Valentine's Rice Krispies Treats are just perfect for the holiday of love. Dontcha' think?We made a batch of regular Rice Krispies treats and we also made a batch in pink, in honor of Valentine’s Day. We made big hearts and we made small hearts and then we decorated them to our hearts desire using melted milk chocolate, colored candy melts, and sprinkles.

These Valentine's Rice Krispies Treats are just perfect for the holiday of love. Dontcha' think?With as busy as we’ve been lately, it was a nice change of pace to enjoy a fun, family-friendly activity with my children. It really made me realize I need to let them help out more in the kitchen. Although things may be rushed and crazy, they really enjoy it and I need to make it happen more often.

Valentine’s Rice Krispies Treats

Valentine's Day Rice Krispies Heart Treats
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • Milk Chocolate Chips and/or Candy Melts
  • Sprinkles
  1. In large saucepan melt butter or margarine over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove pan from heat.
  2. Add KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES cereal to melted mixture and stir until well coated.
  3. Using wax paper, evenly press mixture into 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with non-stick cooking spray. Cool. For traditional Rice Krispies Treats, cut into 2-inch squares. If you want hearts or any other shape, use a cookie cutter and cut out your desired shape. Make sure to spray your cookie cutter with non-stick cooking spray
To get colored Rice Krispies Treats, use food coloring to color melted marshmallows before combining with Rice Krispies Cereal.

Although we decorated ours for Valentine’s Day, Rice Krispies Treats are so versatile and can be made to compliment any occasion or holiday.

Aren’t these Valentine’s Rice Krispies Treats just too adorable?

These Valentine's Rice Krispies Treats are just perfect for the holiday of love. Dontcha' think?I am a Kellogg’s Champions of Great Starts Blogger and I am compensated for my participation in this partnership.
About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.


  1. 1

    Those looks awesome!

  2. 2

    What a cute twist on a Rice Krispy treat! My kids would love these.

  3. 3

    These are too sweet!

  4. 4

    So cute!

  5. 5

    I like that these can be made gluten free too.

  6. 6

    See, that’s why i visit blogs. I never think of stuff like this and it looks so simple to put a little decorations on it! thanks for sharing!

  7. 7

    They look great!

  8. 8

    These look great! Pinning!

  9. 9

    What a great way to make every child’s favorite treat even more delicious!

  10. 10

    Those turned out great! I am thinking of trying rice krispies with my son this holiday!

  11. 11

    Mmmm those look tooo tasty I’d like a bite but just one i’m trying to lose weight lol

  12. 12

    Oh la la! My SIL and MIL would adore this recipe.

  13. 13

    What an adorable idea! Nothing beats true Rice Krispies treats made from scratch.

  14. 14

    Those are SO cute!

  15. 15

    What a cute idea! Pinning now.

  16. 16
    Jenny @ MyLittleMe says:

    Very cute!

  17. 17

    These look so cute and yummy.

  18. 18

    These look great and a fun treat to do with my daughter.

  19. 19

    I’m making heart Rice Krispie treats for the kids for Valentine’s Day. Super easy and fun!

  20. 20

    I am going to make these for my kids Valentine’s party at school to give to friends instead of traditional candy!!! Love the idea!

  21. 21

    Love this! Just showed it to my 3yo because she’s been dying to make rice krispies treats and she said, “I wanna make the sprinkle one with chocolate.”

  22. 22

    LOVE them!!! The hearts, the drizzle chocolate – everything looks so delicious!

  23. 23

    These look adorable and yummy!!

  24. 24

    Those are so adorable1

  25. 25

    Those are super cute. My kids LOVE Rice Krispie treats so I will have to make these for them.

  26. 26

    This is a fun idea. I think I will make these for my kids this Valentine’s Day. You could add a stick to the bottom and they could be a Krispie Pop.

  27. 27

    These are the best Valentine’s Day nom noms ever. I have to make some of these for the kids.

  28. 28

    These are great! They’d make great Valentine’s for the kids to take into school. Everyone loves Rice Krispie treats!

  29. 29

    These are so cute. And who doesn’t love Rice Krispie treats?

  30. 30

    These are so cute and so easy to make. They’d be great to make and give out at a school valentine’s day party.

  31. 31

    This is such a great collection. I love Rice Krispies treats, and these are great ideas for them.

  32. 32

    These are so fun! I love the shapes and how you decorated them. Rice krispies treats are perfect for all holidays.

  33. 33

    That is such a cute idea. I think my 3 year old would love to make those with me.

  34. 34

    I love rice krispie treats and covering them in chocolate would make them even better!

  35. 35

    These are precious and I love how few ingredients there are (I measure the degree of difficulty based on the ingredient count I think!). We are gluten-free and it would easy to make them ‘gf’ too. Now I’m excited for Valentine’s Day!

  36. 36

    This is such a great idea. I will have to make a batch for the kids this weekend. They will be perfect for the class party.

  37. 37

    These are so cute! What a great treat for the girls and all their little friends.Thank you for Sharing.

  38. 38

    What a colorful variety of treats for Valentine’s Day. I’ll dig out my heart-shaped cookie cutter and make a bunch of adults and kids happy.

  39. 39

    Oh my goodness!! This is so tempting! I’m sure kids would also love this.

  40. 40

    These are so cute! I’ve actually been craving rice crispies so this would be the perfect little cooking project while we are snowed in this weekend!

  41. 41

    I love Rice Crispy treats and these are adorable!!! What a fun treat

  42. 42

    Now that’s my kind of rice krispie treat. That looks so so so so good.

  43. 43

    I love the festive treats you’ve made for Valentine’s Day! My kids are big fans of Rice Krispie Treats

  44. 44

    These really are perfect for Valentine’s Day. I am sure any child would love to help make these treats–and then eat them!!

  45. 45

    I like your easy to follow instructions and pictures. I am also a rice krispie fan.

  46. 46

    These look delicious. We love Rice Krispies – the dipped in chocolate s a nice touch.

  47. 47

    I can’t remember the last time I ate a Rice Krispie Treat, those are definitely blasts from the past, such a cute idea! 🙂

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