I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love Rice Krispie treats. Serious what’s not to love. They are also perfect to make into fun shapes and desserts like these Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treats!
I absolutely love Valentine’s Day and all things pink and red in the shape of hearts…so romantic or sweet fun with the kids. An added bonus is all the awesome sweets that come with it, Valentine’s Day Cookies being my absolute favorite. I just shared these Love Bug Cookies with you all but these Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treats are super easy to make and a winner with the kids.
Make sure you take a peek at some of my other Valentine’s Day goodies like these DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts, Sweet Ways To Say I Love You or these yummy Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treat Sandwiches filled with creamy pink frosting. If you’ve got kiddos at home, I’ve also got some great, free options for them to take to school to share with all of their friends. This Love Bug Valentine’s Day Printable Card is always a hit, or maybe these Under the Sea Printable Cards that are great for both boys and girls.
Now, back to our delicious Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treats. So easy and great for those have nut allergies and can be gluten free as well. If you’ve got someone who has a peanut allergy, this Valentine’s Cherry Vanilla Pudding recipe might be a good alternative. Grab the full recipe below and I hope you enjoy these Valentine’s Day cookies as much as I do!
Valentine’s Day Rice Krispie Treats
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5 tbsp. unsalted butter
10 cups miniature marshmallows, divided
1 tsp. kosher salt
½ tsp vanilla extract
6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
Ghirardelli chocolate melting wafers
Red Chocolate melting wafers
Line a 9×13-inch cookie pan with parchment paper, then coat with non-stick cooking spray.
In a large saucepan melt the butter and miniature marshmallows over low heat until the marshmallows are just melted.
Add int he Stir salt and vanilla stir to combine.
Remove the pan from the heat, add the Rice Krispies and mix until it is completely and evenly coated with the marshmallow mixture.
Turn the mixture out into the prepared pan and, using a wooden spoon or spatula that has been coated with non-stick cooking spray, press the mixture firmly into a packed, even layer.
Allow to set at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
Now use a heart cookie cutter and press it into the bars then remove slowly.
Set to the side.
Begin to melt your chocolate.
Using a double boiler fill your bottom 1/2 way with water bring to a boil over high heat.
Place your second half onto and add your chocolate.
Stir to melt.
Once melted reduce your heat to low.
Take your rice bar and dip half of it in the chocolate.
Place the rice bar on a pan with parchment paper.
Let it cool.
Repeat process with each heart
Once cool begin to melt your red melting chocolate.
Same way as chocolate above.
Take a large spoon and drizzle the red onto of your rice bars.
Let cool before serving.
Here are a few more treat ideas!