This classic, delicious snack has a lucky green twist for St. Patrick’s Day!
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and we’re feeling lucky and getting our green on this week. These Lucky Shamrock Treats are fun and easy to whip up with your kids! They disappeared very quickly and got the two thumbs up review from my kids! Every leprechaun will love these green treats!
Sometimes I just want to make an easy treat that only takes a small amount of time to make. Plus these get gobbled down so quickly, it’s the perfect salty- sweet combo! Now you have the recipe just in time for a St. Patrick’s Day treat!
These treats are just too cute and really lucky!
Melt butter and marshmallows in a large pan over low heat. Stir frequently.
Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla and green food coloring.
Add as much as you like for lighter or darker shades of green.
Add rice cereal. Mix well.
Pour mixture into a baking pan.
Press into pan evenly with hands.
Let cool. Spray a cookie cutter with Pam Spray for easy release. Press the cookie cutter into Rice Krispie mixture and lift up, gently remove the Shamrock Rice Krispie.
This classic, delicious snack has a lucky green twist for St. Patrick's Day!
- 1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick)
- 12 oz mini marshmallows
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Green Food Coloring
- 6 cups rice crispy cereal
- Spray a 9"x 13" pan with non-stick cooking spray.
- Melt butter and marshmallows in a large pan over low heat. Stir frequently.
- Remove from heat.
- Stir in vanilla and green food coloring. Add as much as you like for lighter or darker shades of green.
- Add rice cereal. Mix well.
- Press into pan evenly with hands.
- Let cool.
- Spray a Shamrock cookie cutter with Pam cooking spray.Press down into mixture with cookie cutter to make cute shamrock shapes (optional but they look so cute!)
Nettie Moore is the cook, baker, photographer and designer behind Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog.Nettie is a self- trained cook and baker.She loves creating easy recipes that don’t call for a lot of unknown ingredients.Nettie’s Blueberry Skillet Cake has been featured in Taste Of Home Magazine and her Peach Raspberry Pie has won awards!She was born and raised in Southern California and now calls New England her home, where she lives with her husband and two children. Follow Nettie on her blog, Moore or Less Cooking, or here: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOOGLE+ | PINTEREST | BLOGLOVIN |INSTAGRAM| YouTube