Star spangled Rice Krispies pops

Amy Vowles

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Add some "pop" to your Fourth of July with more than just firecrackers! These Fourth of July Rice Krispies pops are as fun to make as they are to eat!

Star spangled rice krispie treats

Star spangled Rice Krispies pops

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups rice cereal, divided
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 (14 ounce) package of jet puffed marshmallows, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1/2 teaspoon blue food coloring
  • Popsicle sticks

Directions: 

  1. Heat a medium saucepan on the stove over medium-high heat. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in the bottom of the pan.
  2. Once the butter is melted, add in 1/3 of the jet puffed marshmallows. Stir constantly until the marshmallows are completely melted.
  3. Add in 2 cups of rice cereal, and stir until it is completely coated with marshmallow. Transfer to a glass baking dish, flatten until level, and allow to cool.
  4. Wash out the saucepan and once again melt 1 tablespoon of butter in the saucepan. Once melted, add in 1/2 teaspoon of red food coloring and another 1/3 bag of marshmallows, stirring until marshmallows are completely melted.
  5. Add in 2 more cups of rice cereal and sir until coated. Transfer to a separate glass baking dish and allow to cool.
  6. Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients, using the blue food coloring.
  7. Once the Rice Krispies Treats have completely cooled, use a star shaped cookie cutter to cut out the treats. Place each star on a Popsicle stick and serve.

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Amy Vowles
Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.