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Easy Christmas Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Easy Christmas Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

A super easy Christmas Rice Krispie Treats recipe that’s made into cute little reindeer! These are the perfect holiday treats for your cookie exchange or holiday party.

Christmas is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a recipe for Christmas Rice Krispie Treats! We love rice krispie treats at our house, they are such a classic treat. Classic rice krispie treats are a wonderful, inexpensive treat that can be made for any occasion. 

This is an easy, kid-friendly recipe that you can make in your own kitchen, putting you into the holiday spirit. It only takes five minutes and five ingredients to make these yummy treats. Try them out this holiday season! Kids of all ages will love the holiday cheer! 

These Christmas Rice Krispie Treats are the perfect festive holiday treat for your cookie exchange, school events or holiday party. 

How to Make Christmas Rice Krispies Treats 

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Ingredients

  • 6 cups original rice krispies cereal
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 30 pretzels
  • 15 Red M&M’s
  • 30 Candy Eyes

Spray a 9-inch pan with cooking spray. 

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

Add marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat and pour in rice krispie cereal, mix well.

Pour melted marshmallow mixture into the pan. Using parchment paper, smush the cereal mixture into the baking dish with firm pressure.

Let your cereal treats cool to room temperature & cut into 15 squares.

To assemble your reindeers, add 2 pretzels for reindeer antlers, a red M&M for the nose and finish off the adorable rice krispie treat with two candy eyes. 

Aren’t these just the cutest thing?

Store your Christmas treats in an airtight container.

Variations to these chewy treats

Feel free to be as creative as you want because anything goes when it comes to creating delicious treats! While ours are made into cute little reindeer, there are so many fun ways that you can use a cookie cutter to make yours into different holiday shapes like Santa, christmas trees, Frosty and more!

Give this yummy treat a try this season and let us know what you think in the comments below!

reindeer rice krispie treats

Easy Christmas Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

Yield: 15
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
A super easy Christmas Rice Krispie Treats recipe that's made into cute little reindeer! These are the perfect holiday treats for your cookie exchange or holiday party.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups rice krispies cereal
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 30 pretzels
  • 15 Red M&M's
  • 30 Candy Eyes

Instructions

  1. Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with cooking spray. 
  2. In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  3. Add marshmallows and stir until melted.
  4. Remove from heat and pour in rice krispies cereal, mix well.
  5. Pour krispie mixture into 9 x 13 inch pan. 
  6. Using parchment paper, smush your rice krispies mixture into pan. 
  7. Let cool & cut into 15 squares. 
  8. To make your reindeer rice krispies treats, add 2 pretzels for reindeer antlers, a red M&M for the nose and two candy eyes. Enjoy!

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Cindy Merrill

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

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ellen beck

Monday 4th of December 2017

Very cute! I like the rice crispie treats recipes. For these, kids can get in the kitchen and for me that is part of tradition. Plus they taste so good!

gloria patterson

Monday 4th of December 2017

Its so simple but it really is cute........... I have not made in years but I just may make a batch and make them reindeers

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