Rice Krispies Making Memories Winter Challenge

Rice Krispies Making Memories Winter Challenge

 

I can't believe this is the last of the Rice Krispies Challenge!   I'm actually SAD.

It has been such an awesome and fun experience teaming up with 3 other awesome mom bloggers in Philadelphia this year challenging ourselves in making fun recipes with Rice Krispies as the main ingredient.

Each challege we rotated to a different team leaders house. And this time around we were at Tara's, my rockstar mom friend with Moms On The Spot

Unfortunately, I hadn't seen Tara in FOREVER.  And this was the first time I had seen her absolutely GORGEOUS new house! 

Anyway, she was a super awesome hostess with the mostess as we took on the challenge for the winter holidays.  

Sarah Peppel & I showed up at her house ready to rock it out!  (Zareen, our 4th member JUST had her baby-so we all told her to stay home and tend to that gorgeous newborn!!!  Although, I wouldn't have minded her letting me baby sit for the day.  =)  Hope you are feeling good and getting some sort of sleep, Zareen!xoxoxoxo)

We decided to go for the 'simple' yet most rewarding idea with the Christmas Krispy Kountdown. 

Simple, yes.  Rewarding?  YES!!!  Our special recipe is Gingerbread Spice Rice Krispies.  We cut them in squares then covered them in different kind of sprinkles.  We put them in tiny holiday gift bags with a date on them and tied them up with adorable ornaments before hanging them on the tree.  And LUCKY Isabella, Tara's daughter gets to eat one of these tasty treats everyday leading up to Christmas!

This can really make a special holiday tradition in your house!!

Ok-Now with the details.  Here is the recipe for the treats.

Gingerbread Spice Rice Krispie Treats

Recipe and Instructions

  • 3 tbs of butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp Gingerbread Spice*
  • 1 package (about 40) of marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • Mix of colorful sprinkles
  • 3 inch Plastic Bags, Bag Ties, Number Stickers, Small Ornaments, small Christmas tree (I bought this tree at Target for $8)

*If you can't find gingerbread spice, you can make your own: 1/2 cup cinnamon, 1/2 cup ground ginger, 1/4 cup allspice, 1/4 cup nutmeg, 1/4 cup ground cloves

Directions

1.       In large saucepan melt butter completely over low heat.

2.      Stir in gingerbread spice. Add marshmallows and stir consistantly until creamy.

3.      Turn off heat. Mix in Rice Krispies until they are fully coated with marshmallow mixture. Lay out onto a wax paper lined baking sheet. Cool and cut into small squares.

4.      Press on sprinkles of different colors and place squares in numbered bags. Tie with bag tie and loop small ornament around top of bag and hang on tree.

 

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