I was scrolling through Pinterest when I saw a pin with super cute Pumpkin Rice Krispies.
I immediately knew I wanted to make them so I picked up all the ingredients while my kids were at school. After we ate dinner Tuesday evening, Colin and I got to work!
I threw the butter and marshmallows in a pot. Colin stirred until they were melted. Then Colin added in the food coloring (we only used 2 drops of red and 4 yellow so it wasn’t a strong orange color) and the cereal. I finished mixing it all together and then I poured it out on a cookie sheet.
I sprayed Colin’s hands with cooking spray and he started to make balls of rice krispies. While he did that, I cut the Tootsie Rolls in half. When the candies were cut, I sprayed my hands and helped make the balls (pumpkins). After all the pumpkins were made and had their ‘stems’ in place, I took a tube of green frosting and made the leaves.
I really like the way they turned out!! And while James wasn’t interested in helping, he sure didn’t mind eating our hard work!
Get the Pumpkin Rice Krispies recipe at CincyShopper.com.
Would you make these for Halloween or Thanksgiving?
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