These Easy Valentines Treats are not only perfect for your sweet Valentine, they also just take a few minutes to whip together! For more fun Valentine's snacks, check out my Valentine's Chex mix and Valentine's Popcorn recipes.
Hello Friends! I hope that you are enjoying the new year and taking time to do the things you love. In the spirit of time, I have chosen the word SIMPLIFY for the new year. This means I am truly simplifying things when possible. Today, it is all about a fun Valentines recipe idea.
One of my favorite things to make for a quick and easy dessert, is something made with cereal. I made these small batch Valentine’s rice Krispie treats as a perfect dessert for Valentine's Day. Like my Chex Valentine's mix, this is a festive Valentine's Day snack.
I knew right away what I wanted to make with these items. I mean, It doesn’t get much easier than a few simple ingredients to make these quick Valentine’s Treats.
It makes a perfect snack!
Marshmallow Treat Ingredients
How To Make Valentine's Treats
- Making the treats are easy. All you do is melt the marshmallows and butter, add the cereal and then the chocolate candies.
- Then cut them into heart shapes.
- Decorate some with melted candy melts.
- They also look really cute in a treat bag as a fun Valentines Treat for friends. But be sure to let then set completely before putting in a bag.
Be sure to check out these other fun and simple Valentine’s Treats to make for your friends and family this year:
Valentine’s Sugar cookies with icing - a sweet and elegant cookie that is perfect with icing.
Valentine’s Cream cheese cookies - soft and fluffy and made with cream cheese.
Valentine’s Candied Heart cookies - incredibly simple way to dress up any sugar cookie.
Valentines Popcorn - A fun and festive idea.
If you are thinking about hosting a Valentine’s Day party, or a Valentine’s party, I have some ideas on how to do it easily and frugally in my dollar store Valentine’s tablescape from a couple of years ago.
Easy Rice Krispie Valentines Treats
Valentines Rice Krispie Treats
- Heart shape mold
- Ice Cream Molds,
- Parchment Paper
- Popsicle sticks
- Silicon Melting pots for chocolate, optional
- 3 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 10 oz mini marshmallows
- 6 cups rice cereal
- 1 drop Pink gel food coloring
- 12 oz Red candy melts
- Nonstick spray
- First, melt your candy melts at 30-second intervals until fully melted.
- Pour chocolate into heart-shaped cavities making sure to get it completely up the sides.
- Place in freezer for 10-15 min until set
- While that's freezing make your rice cereal filling.
- In a large microwave-safe bowl, add butter and marshmallows, heat on HIGH to 2.5-3 mins until melted.
- Remove and stir until smooth. Add in 1-2 drops pink gel food coloring.
- Stir well, then add in rice cereal and sprinkles. Stir to fully incorporate.
- Remove from freezer and carefully add cereal mix to the molds, do not press too hard or the chocolate may
- Cover the back with more chocolate.
- Place back in the freezer for 7-9 mins
- Carefully peel molds and remove the cake pops.
- Place on parchment paper.
- Melt the red candy melts in a piping bag on 30-sec increments.
- Once melted let rest for 1-2 mins then cut a small hole in the tip of the piping bag and create zigzag, circles or
- lined patterns.
- Immediately add sprinkles.
- Let rest for 10-15 mins before serving.
- To make the non-chocolate hearts
- Make the pink rice cereal mix as stated above. Pour into a pan lined with parchment (sprayed with non stick)
- Let rest 10 mins, then remove from the pan (but still on parchment)
- Use a 3 inch heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut out the shapes.
- Drizzle melted chocolate over the top and top with sprinkles.
- Let set completely for 15-20 mins before bagging.
out and save to use again
if bagging these are treats let rest 30 before placing them in a bag to avoid smudging.
Can be stored at room temperature 3-4 days
Spray your hands with non stick spray before pressing into molds or tray
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