{No Bake} St. Patrick’s Day Dessert – Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats

I think that this Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats will be a perfect addition to St. Patrick’s Day. It’s an easy “no bake” dessert to add to your celebration. Come on in and I’ll show you how to easily make these fun treats for St. Patrick’s Day or for any Rainbow Celebration…

no bake St. Patrick's Day dessert

No bake Rainbow Rice Krispies Party Treats

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.

Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats for kids

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.

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

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Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats

Rainbow layered Rice Krispies Treats for a No Bake Party Treat.

  • Author: Melissa
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x



You will divide these ingredients by color…

  • 6 Tbsp. Butter
  • 9 cups of mini marshmallows
  • 9 cups of Rice Krispies Cereal
  • Food Coloring

Food Coloring Colors

  • Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple


  • 9x9 pan
  • Wax Paper
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Saucepan


  • Line the pan with wax paper
  • In a medium saucepan melt 1 Tbsp. butter
  • Add 1&1/2 cups of marshmallows
  • Stir until marshmallows are smooth
  • Add 1 (a few drops) of the rainbow colors and stir in
  • Remove from heat
  • Stir 1&1/2 cups of cereal into the colored marshmallow

Making Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats

  • I like to layer my pan with wax paper 
  • Press into prepared pan and smooth out

Making Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats

  • Repeat this process with each color – cleaning the saucepan out between colors – until you have layered every color
  • Remove finished treats from pan, pull wax paper away and cut into squares


  • I started with purple on the bottom, added blue, green, yellow, orange, and finally red on top

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~ Melissa


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