These Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats were inspired by the red, white, and blue krispies treats I’ve seen around Pinterest. I figured, if three colors in krispies treats looked cute, then six would too! I think they will be a perfect addition to St. Patrick’s Day fun foods.

Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats - Perfect for St. Patrick's Day

My five year old and I made these while the older three kids were at school. Boy, were they excited to see these when they got home. 

Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats - Perfect for St. Patrick's Day

 I was pretty excited, too. I snagged one for myself. What? I have to taste test. 🙂

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Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats
Yields 16
Rainbow layered Rice Krispies Treats
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Cook Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
For Each Color
  1. 1 Tbsp. Butter
  2. 1&1/2 cups of mini marshmallows
  3. 1&1/2 cups of Rice Krispies Cereal
  4. Food Coloring
Food Coloring Colors
  1. Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple
  1. 9x9 pan
  2. Wax Paper
  3. Silicone Spatula
  4. Saucepan
  1. Line the pan with wax paper
  2. In a medium saucepan melt 1 Tbsp. butter
  3. Add 1&1/2 cups of marshmallows
  4. Stir until marshmallows are smooth
  5. Add 1 of the rainbow colors and stir in
  6. Remove from heat
  7. Stir 1&1/2 cups of cereal into the colored marshmallow
  8. Press into prepared pan and smooth out
  9. Repeat this process - cleaning the saucepan out between colors - until you have layered every color.
  1. I started with purple on the bottom, added blue, green, yellow, orange, and finally red on top
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