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[Cookie Elf File #212] Easy Halloween Rice Krispie Treats: Jack-o-Lantern Look-Alikes
October 17, 2017
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Make these Easy Halloween Rice Krispie Treats and you’ll be the hero at your kid’s Halloween party or maybe even in your office. Enjoy!

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Make these easy Halloween Rice Krispie Treats and you’ll be the hero at your kid’s Halloween party or maybe even in your own office. I made these for my 84-year-old mother-in-law and she loved them. You can wrap them in plastic wrap for bake sales, care packages, and fall gift baskets, too.

Better yet, let the kids help you. Their hands will get sticky when they the orange-tinted marshmallow mixture with the rice cereal but they won’t mind. They’ll get to lick their fingers.

Once you press the mixture into the pan and score the bars, the kids can add chocolate chips for the jack-o-lantern’s eyes and mouth, too.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Setting and decorating time: 15-30 minutes Makes about 15 bars
Get the full recipe for these easy Halloween Rice Krispie Treats … and be sure to check out our Halloween Cookies Pinterest board for more seasonal fun and inspiration.

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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