Dec 9, 2015

Christmas Krispie Wreaths

Have fun with your kids this Christmas by making these quick, easy and delicious NO BAKE Christmas Rice Krispie Wreaths. Decorate these festive wreaths with sprinkles, candy canes, fruits, etc....the possibilities are endless! | manilaspoon.com

A few Christmases ago, while my kids were still quite young, we made some edible crafts that kept them occupied long enough to allow me some peace and quiet for an hour or so and also helped fill their little tummies. At that time, I wanted them not just to enjoy making something with Mommy but also have a sense of fulfillment with the work of their hands. So, we made these easy rice krispie Christmas wreaths.


Have fun with your kids this Christmas by making these quick, easy and delicious NO BAKE Christmas Rice Krispie Wreaths. Decorate these festive wreaths with sprinkles, candy canes, fruits, etc....the possibilities are endless! | manilaspoon.com

I have totally forgotten that I took pictures of our finished goodies and remembered these only last night when I was transferring some photos from my old and now almost dying computer to my flash drive. I wanted to rescue the few remaining photos in the computer before it totally conks out on me. Thankfully, I found these and thought to myself I ought to add these photos to a blog post. After all, it's the perfect timing for these photos as it's already Christmas season.

Have fun with your kids this Christmas by making these quick, easy and delicious NO BAKE Christmas Rice Krispie Wreaths. Decorate these festive wreaths with sprinkles, candy canes, fruits, etc....the possibilities are endless! | manilaspoon.com

We had some mess making these but little sticky hands were quite happy with the results and surely, our tummies, too. Hope you make this a fun project for your kiddies this holiday season! Enjoy!

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Christmas Krispie Wreaths






Have fun with your kids this Christmas by making these quick, easy and delicious NO BAKE Christmas Rice Krispie Wreaths. Decorate these festive wreaths with sprinkles, candy canes, fruits, etc....the possibilities are endless!

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons Butter
  • 4 cups mini-Marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 4 cups Rice Krispies
  • Sprinkles, candy canes, dried fruits, etc. to decorate

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, over low heat, melt the butter. Add the marshmallows and stir until melted.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and add the Vanilla extract. Stir in the rice krispies and mix well until fully coated.
  3. Pull out roughly about 1/4 cup clump from the mixture and form into wreaths about 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Use buttered or greased hands for easy handling. Place the formed krispies on wax paper or parchment paper.
  4. Decorate with sprinkles, candies, colored sugar or whatever you fancy. It is better to decorate the wreaths as soon as they are formed to ensure that the decorations stick properly. Can be made ahead and freezeable, too. Simply thaw in a cool room.
Yield: 16 - 20 pieces
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes



Have fun with your kids this Christmas by making these quick, easy and delicious NO BAKE Christmas Rice Krispie Wreaths. Decorate these festive wreaths with sprinkles, candy canes, fruits, etc....the possibilities are endless! | manilaspoon.com

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21 comments

  1. Sign me up!!! I like these wreaths over the others hanging on doors, for sure!

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  2. These look SO fun! I think that kids love to make anything that involved them getting messy haha

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  3. Great way to keep kids occupied. I don't have any kids around, so I may have to rent one or two to justify making these.

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  4. My hat is off to anyone that makes shaped rice krispies treats because they're so sticky I have the hardest time with them! These are so festive and fun!

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    1. Thanks, Marcie! It's all about the challenge and fun in making these! :)

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  5. These are such festive little Christmas wreaths, Abby. My little guys would enjoy making these too. Hope you are having a wonderful Christmas season!

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    1. I am sure they would love these but be prepared to be messy and sticky! Hope you have a lovely holiday season, too Allie!

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  6. These are so cute. These would go over well at any holiday parties. Especially with kids. And letting kids make them is brilliant. Keeps them busy and allows them to be creative.

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    1. The best way to keep kids busy for sure! Thanks Kim!

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  7. These look like adorable treat to make with kids in the kitchen! LOVE!

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    1. Kids would love to get they're hands on these if you can stop them from eating them first.....lol. Thanks Sarah!

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  8. Cute, cute!!

    -Julie @ Texan New Yorker

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    1. It's such a fun activity for the kids to do for sure Michelle! Thanks!

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  10. What a great Christmas project for my favorite-5-year-old. So cute! :-)

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