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HOMEMADE | Pumpkin Rice Crispy Treats

Pumpkin Rice Crispie Treats:

The Halloween season is here, and what screams Halloween more than pumpkins?

My boyfriend hates pumpkins and I'm impartial, so it's safe to say that pumpkin doesn't have a place in our home. But, that doesn't mean I can't get into the Halloween mood. Today, I present Pumpkin Shaped Rice Crispy Treats. Made with 4 ingredients, these pumpkins are a feast for the eyes and for the bellies!

You're going to need:

1) 3 tbs of butter
2) A bag of marshmallows
3) Crisped rice cereal
4) Food Coloring
5) (Optional) Pumpkin flavoring.

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1) Melt 3 tablespoons of better into a saucepan and heat on low.
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2) Once the butter is  melted, add a bag of marshmallows.

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3) Stir those marshmallows until the melt into a creamy consistency. Then, add food coloring. For this orange, I dropped 6 drops of yellow and 2 of red. Mix well!
You can add pumpkin flavoring, here, as well.

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4) Remove from heat. Add crisped rice cereal and thoroughly combine it with the marshmallows!

5) Let the mix cool for 5 minutes.

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6) Rub some butter on your hands get to forming some balls.

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7) Push down on the top of the pumpkin gently and place a small dab of crispies for a stem.

8) Place the pumpkins into the fridge for 20 minutes to keep it's form, and there you have it!
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A plate full of cute little rice crispy pumpkins, perfect for the Halloween season!

This recipe is super simple and is great for people of all ages. This recipe can yield a lot, depending on the size of your pumpkins, and easily modified for a bigger batch. Add more food coloring for a deeper orange, or use black to add a jack-o-lantern face. The possibilities are near endless for this recipe!

If you liked this homemade treat, don't forget to pin it below!

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Do you have a pumpkin inspired treat for this Halloween? What's your favorite homemade treat?

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