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Here is the thing as a kid, my mom, used to bake and do all sorts of fun holiday desserts with us. I mean it was cookies galore and more in our home.
One of my all-time favorites she used to make was Christmas Wreaths with Cornflakes and marshmallows. They were a play on Rice Krispie Treats, but with Cornflakes instead.Looking for a fun, easy decorated Rice Krispie treats recipe for the holidays? Then, check out my Christmas Tree inspired recipe now!
But the concept was to dye the cornflakes green and use melted marshmallows to make a fun, kid-friendly holiday treat.
I am not a big wreath person for the holidays though. Don’t get me wrong; we most certainly have a wreath. It happens to be with Mickey and Minnie Mouse on it. I know; surprise, surprise for the Disney-aholic mom!
Still, though, I am more all about the Christmas Tree if possible. You guessed it my tree is also Disney decorated, as well.
Back to the recipe at hand. So, I decided to make something similar to my mom’s past wreath recipe but using trees instead of wreaths.
Plus, I happen to enjoy Rice Krispies more than cornflakes. So, I reverted to using Rice Krispies for this one, as well.
What I came up with is seriously tree-rrific! Get it trees and terrific. Sorry, I couldn’t help myself.
But still, the original recipe lives on. However with this clever updated spin to capture this mom’s love of tree decorating, as well as Rice Krispies, too.
Want to make Rice Krispie Christmas Tree Treat now, too?
Then, check out my step-by-step recipe below now.
Rice Krispie Christmas Tree Treats Recipe
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 119 Total Fat: 2.1g Saturated Fat: 1.3g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 135mg Carbohydrates: 23.9g Fiber: 0.2g Sugar: 8.8g Protein: 1.2g
Do you love making and eating Rice Krispie Treats?
What is your favorite thing to decorate during the holidays?
Now share with me in the comments.