Watermelon Krispie Treats may be the best little treat ever created for summertime fun!
Whatever the age, smiles are guaranteed!
There's nothing better than an ooey-gooey extra-marshmallowy krispie treat, unless you're making them for a summer treat or watermelon party!
For a sweet surprise, replace the vanilla extract with watermelon extract - so fun!
Mini chocolate chips sprinkled on top are perfect, but for a decoration that looks JUST LIKE WATERMELON SEEDS, use chocolate covered sunflower seeds! It's amazing how real they look!
My kiddos get excited for rice krispie treats no matter what their age, and these are so quick and easy to make!
What other fun shapes have you tried for rice krispie treats? It's hard to beat Watermelon Krispie Treats for pure fun!
WATERMELON RICE KRISPIES TREATS:
5 tablespoons unsalted butter
10 cups mini marshmallows
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (or ½ teaspoon watermelon extract for extra fun)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
Americolor Leaf Green gel food coloring
Americolor Deep Red or Watermelon gel food coloring
½ cup mini chocolate chips
½ cup chocolate covered sunflower seeds
HOW I MAKE THESE:
Originally posted August 2010; revised & reposted August 2020.
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