Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins {for Fall or Halloween}

It’s time for everything pumpkin and pumpkin spice. These Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins fit right in with all of the fun fall-themed treats. They are fun and so easy to make. Come on in and I’ll share how I made these cute Pumpkin Shaped Rice Krispies Treats

Making Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins

Have fun shaping Tootsie Roll stems to resemble pumpkin stems.

 Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins

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 Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins

How do you make Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins?

(recipe below)

  1. Melt butter and add marshmallows
  2. Mix until marshmallows are melted
  3. Add food coloring and mix
  4. Pour marshmallow mix over rice cereal and mix well
  5. Shape into 2-inch balls and place on wax paper
  6. Place Tootsie Roll stems into the 2-inch balls to resemble pumpkins

Here is the recipe for you…

Making Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins

Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins

Easy to make and so much fun. Make Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins this fall. 
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 161cal
Author: Melissa


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 silicone mixing utensil
  • 1 spray oil
  • 1 butter knife


  • 3 Tbsp. butter unsalted
  • 4 cups Miniature Marshmallows – like Kraft Mini Marshmallows or 1 10 oz. of regular sized marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 5 drops Orange food coloring – amount will vary. If you don't have orange, you can also mix red and yellow together
  • 12 Tootsie rolls


  • Melt the butter over low heat
  • Add the marshmallows and orange food coloring, and mix in
  • Remove from heat and stir in the cereal. Keep stirring until the cereal is taking on the orange color of the marshmallows
  • Shape the Rice Krispies Treats into little balls – about 2 inches in diameter
  • 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
  • Optional – squeeze green frosting lines onto your pumpkin to resemble a vine


Nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 161cal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1031IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 4mg
Making Rice Krispies Treats Pumpkins

Happy Fall!

~ Melissa – Kid Friendly Things To Do

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