Heart Shaped Rice Krispie Treats

Sweet Heart-Shaped Rice Krispie Treats are a cute little twist on a classic recipe. When you’re running short on Creative Valentine’s Day Ideas, make these romantic little desserts.

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to make everything pink, white, red, and heart-shaped! Yes, grab your cookie cutters and the red and pink food coloring; you’re about to have a bunch of fun.

And fun is exactly what this recipe is all about. You can make these treats with your kids.

Or, save this recipe just in case you need a last-minute dessert to make for a party that you forgot about (it happens).

A white plate of heart shaped rice Krispie treats dipped in pink and red chocolate with sprinkles.

One of the best things about these little treats is that they are perfect for people of all ages. Since they are gluten-free, they make the perfect classroom treats for school Valentine’s Day parties.

Teens love them too and they can make a batch to give to their friends for “galentines day.”

Or make them for yourself and enjoy a dessert that reminds you of your childhood.

heart shaped rice Krispie treats ingredients.

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Heart Shaped Rice Krispie Treats Ingredients:

All of the exact ingredients are in the printable recipe card further below. First, here is a short list of what you’ll need from the store.

You should also get some treat bags or a Valentine’s Day food storage container.

This is a really simple way to spread the love this Valentine’s Day. Give them away individually or split them up into single-serving bags.

I’ll even share my favorite variations and things you can do to change things up.

Just like this Valentine’s Popcorn these heart-shaped desserts are easy to make!

So, grab your mixing bowls and Rice Krispies, and let’s get baking!

Bowl of white melted marshmallows for rice Krispie treats.
Bowl mixing Rice Krispie treats.
Heart shaped cookie cutter pressed into Rice Krispie sheet pan.
Bowl or melted red and pink candy melts.

Rice Krispie Treat Tools

You probably already have everything you need to make these Valentine’s Day desserts. Here’s a short list of what I used when I made them.

A white plate of heart shaped rice Krispie treats dipped in pink and red chocolate with sprinkles.

How To Store Rice Krispie Treats

You do not have to refrigerate Rice Krispie treats. In fact, if you refrigerate them, they will be harder to chew.

Store heart-shaped Rice Krispie treats in a sealed container or food storage bag and keep it at room temperature for up to 5 days.

They will taste better when you make them fresh!


There are a lot of different changes you can make to this recipe. If you change my recipe, let me know in the comments.

Here are a few simple variations you can make.

  • Place them on a stick
  • Instead of dipping the treats in chocolate, drizzle the chocolate on top
  • Mix in some Valentine’s Day M&M candies
  • Write conversation heart messages on top of the treats with frosting.
A white plate of heart shaped rice Krispie treats dipped in pink and red chocolate with sprinkles.

More Rice Krispies Treats Ideas

These heart-shaped Rice Krispies treats are so much fun, and they are gluten-free too! Here are some more creative ways to shape and use Rice Krispies treats for other holidays and parties.


A white plate of heart shaped rice Krispie treats dipped in pink and red chocolate with sprinkles.
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Heart-Shaped Rice Krispie Treats

Sweet heart-shaped rice krispie treats are a cute classic recipe. When you're running short on Creative Valentine's Day Ideas, make these.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: heart-shaped rice krispies treat, Valentine’s Day Cookies
Servings: 14 treats
Calories: 220kcal


  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper
  • Wax Paper
  • Heart Cookie Cutter


  • 3 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 4 cups Miniature Marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • 12 ounces Red Candy Melts
  • 12 ounces Pink Candy Melts
  • Valentine's Sprinkles


  • In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add marshmallows, and stir until marshmallows are melted and everything is combined.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in rice krispies cereal. Stir well to coat all of the cereal.
  • Line a medium rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper (or aluminum foil- if using foil, spray with non-stick spray).
  • Pour the krispies mixture into your sheet, and use a sheet of wax or parchment paper to press the mixture down into the pan. It doesn’t need to go to the edges, but try to have them in an even layer, about ½ inch thick.
  • Give the rice krispie mixture about an hour to set.
  • Use your heart cookie cutter to cut hearts out of your rice krispie sheet, angling them to get the most hearts that you can. Set these aside on a piece of parchment or wax paper.
  • Melt your candy melts in two separate bowls, microwaving on 30 second intervals, stirring well between each cycle.
  • Dip half of each treat in either pink or red melted candy melts, and then sprinkle with Valentines sprinkles.
  • Give the candy an hour to set, and enjoy!


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 873IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 4mg
A white plate of heart shaped rice Krispie treats dipped in pink and red chocolate with sprinkles.

More Valentine’s Day Treats:

These delicious treats come together so quickly and easily that anyone can make them! So this Valentine’s Day surprise your loved one (or yourself!) with some heart shaped Rice Krispie treats.

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Hi, I’m Susan! Thanks for stopping by Oh My! Creative. I like to have fun, make fun things…you know, create stuff! I love DIY, decorating and design and like any girl…shopping and lunch!
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