Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

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Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats are a new spin on an old idea. Everyone has made rice krispy treats,now you can make them better!
Prep: 15 minutes
cooling time: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats on a wooden dish, and on a round plate and with a pumpkin.

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats are a new spin on an old idea. The warm pumpkin flavor makes them perfect for fall!

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats on a wooden dish, and on a round plate and with a pumpkin.

Tired of the same old treats? Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats take two of your fall favorites, pumpkin pie and rice krispie treats and form them into a quick, easy and fabulous new dessert.

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What makes this recipe great? Creating something new from two recipes. Plus they are still so simple and so glorious.

  • Quick: No need to bake anything!
  • Easy Ingredients: All pantry staples!
  • Family Friendly: These treats will disappear like magic.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb,gluten free, vegan.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: These store or freeze great!
Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats pictured from the top.

What You Need to Make Treats

Ingredients

Rice krispies, marshmallows,butter, pumpkin filling etc.

Equipment

How to Make Pumpkin Rice Krispy Treats – Step by Step

Mixing the pumkin and spices, marshmallows. etc
  • Prep: First, butter a 9×9 inch pan, then spread pumpkin on a stack of paper towels and let it sit for about 5-10 to draw out moisture.
  • Make Sauce: Second, in a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat stirring frequently. Add pumpkin and continue heating and stir until well mixed. Then add in marshmallows and continue heating.
  • Color: Next, add in pumpkin pie spice and stir in until evenly mixed. If a deeper orange color is desired add a few drops of orange food coloring.Remove from heat and fold in rice krispies.
  • Press: Evenly press mixture into prepared pan.Allow to cool. Meanwhile, melt chocolate.
Mixing the krispies in with the melted marshmallow and pressed into the pan.
  • Drizzle: Finally, place in a piping bag and gently drizzle across rice Krispies treats. Cut into 9 squares and serve.

Common Questions About Halloween Rice Krispy Treats

BEST RICE KRISPY TREAT HINTS?

Here are a few hints and tricks.

STORE RICE KRISPY TREATS?

Store Pumpkin Rice Krispies Treats in airtight container for up to 3 days at room temperature or you can freeze for up to six months.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, this recipe is great for a party so make more, however, I do not recommend halving as this is the perfect amount for the pan, simply freeze the remaining squares.

MAKE INDIVIDUAL TREATS?

You can make individual treats in greased muffin tins, appetizer tins or molds.

HOW TO WORK WITH THESE STICKY TREATS?

Grease the utensils that you are using to prevent anything from sticking to them, also press the treats into the pan with wax paper or greased hands. When wrapping layer with waxed paper in between to prevent them from sticking together.

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

Expert Tips for Making Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

  • Add Candies: White chocolate chips inside or any other of your favorite nuts to these treats.
  • Short cut tip: Really a gel icing to decorate the top instead of melted chocolate, you can use all sorts of spooky colors
  • Variation tip:Truly a Pumpkin Cookie cutter and cut the pumpkin rice krispies treat out and decorate.
  • Alternate ingredient: Fun fall sprinkles make these treats even more festive.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free make in the crock pot or instant pot.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Healthier brown rice cereal or protein cereal or vegan marshmallows to make it right for your dietary needs.

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Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats on a wooden dish, and on a round plate and with a pumpkin.

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

Yield: 9 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
cooling time: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats are a new spin on an old idea. Everyone has made rice krispy treats,now you can make them better!
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Butter a 9×9 inch pan.
  • Spread pumpkin on a stack of paper towels and let it sit for about 5-10 to draw out moisture.
  • In a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat stirring frequently. Add pumpkin and continue heating and stir until well mixed.
  • Add in marshmallows and continue heating, stirring frequently until marshmallows are melted.
  • Add in pumpkin pie spice and stir in until evenly mixed. If a deeper orange color is desired add a few drops of orange food coloring.
  • Remove from heat and fold in rice krispies.
  • Evenly press mixture into prepared pan.
  • Allow to cool.
  • While the rice krispies mixture is cooling place white chocolate chips in a double boiler, or a heat safe bowl over a small pot of water. Heat over medium/high heat stirring frequently until melted and smooth.
  • Place in a piping bag and gently drizzle across rice Krispies treats.
  • Allow to cool before cutting. Cut into 9 squares and serve.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Candies: White chocolate chips inside or any other of your favorite treats.
  • Short cut tip: Use gel icing to decorate the top instead of melted chocolate, you can use all sorts of spooky colors
  • Variation tip: Use a Pumpkin Cookie cutter and cut the treats out and decorate.
  • Alternate ingredient: Fun fall sprinkles make these treats even more festive.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free make in the crock pot or instant pot.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Use a brown rice cereal or protein cereal or vegan marshmallows to make it right for your dietary needs.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1675IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 6mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 15 minute

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