Rice Krispies Treats Apples {A fun Back to School or Fall Treat}

Rice Krispies Treats Apples are fun and simple to make.  Make them for a fun after-school treat or celebrate fall with these adorable apples that are as delicious as they are cute. Here’s what I did to make these apples:

apple shaped rice krispies treats for fall

It’ll be hard to find a kid that won’t devour a rice Krispies treat with a tootsie roll at the top.

The frosting leaf will just be a bonus.

Back to school treat - apple rice krispies

They are a snap to make too. You’ll have a dozen to gobble up in no time.

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Here’s a quick video to show you how I made this Rice Krispies Treats Apples…

Ingredients for Apple Rice Krispies Treats…

  • 3 Tbsp. of butter
  • 4 cups of Miniature Marshmallows – like Kraft Mini Marshmallows, or 1 10 oz. of regular-sized marshmallows
  • 6 cups of Rice Krispies Cereal
  • Red food coloring – the amount will vary
  • Tootsie rolls
  • Butter knife
  • Green frosting
  • Piping bag with a leaf tip

Instructions for Apple Rice Krispies Treats – A Fall Treat or After School Treat for Kids…

  • Melt the butter over low heat

Back to school treat - apple rice krispies

  • Add the marshmallows and red food coloring, and mix in

Back to school treat - apple rice krispies

  • Remove from heat and stir in the cereal. Keep stirring until the cereal is taking on the red color of the marshmallows
  • Shape the Rice Krispies Treats into little balls – about 2 inches in diameter

Back to school treat - apple rice krispies

  • You can use a butter knife to make a little crease in the top of your Tootsie Rolls
  • Push the Tootsie Rolls into the center of the red balls

Back to school treat - apple rice krispies

  • Pipe a little leaf with your green frosting for a leaf

Back to school treat - apple rice krispies

There you have it! Enjoy.

~ Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com 

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Ankita

    Love your post. It’s really amazing & helpful too. Being foodie i keep trying new dishes i tried this recipe & it turned out to be really tasty . Keep sharing 🙂
    Thank You for sharing & Regards

    1. Melissa

      Thank you for coming back to tell me that you liked it. I’m so glad!