Making Rice Krispy Pumpkins

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October 27, 2012

finished pumpkins 2If you like rice krispy treats, then you will love these adorable and yummy pumpkins!


Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 10-12 pumpkins


  • 6 cups mini marshmallows
  • 5 cups rice krispy cereal
  • 1 tsp yellow food coloring
  • 1/4 tsp red food coloring
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 mini Tootsie Rolls
  • green icing color
  • white Wilton's decorator icing
  • piping tip #67 (leaf tip)
  • piping tip #3
  • piping bag and coupler


  1. In a large pot, over low heat, melt the butter. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Then add food coloring; stirring well.
  2. orange melted marshmallows
  3. Add rice krispy cereal and mix until well coated.
  4. add rice krispy cereal
  5. Coat hands with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Scoop out about 1/2 c. of the mixture, roll it in your hands to create a pumpkin shape.
  6. form into a ball shape

  7. Set the pumpkins on a piece of wax paper to cool and firm up. In the meantime, cut the Tootsie Rolls in half.
  8. pumpkin shapes cooling
    cut tootsie rolls in half
  9. Once the pumpkins have firmed up, carefully press a Tootsie Roll half into the top of each one to create a stem.
  10. add tootsie roll stem
  11. Color the decorator icing to the desired shade of green.
  12. green icing
  13. Using piping tip #67, pipe a leaf on either side of the stem.
  14. piping leaves

  15. Switch to tip #3 and pipe a tendril coming off of the stem.
  16. rice krispy pumpkin
    piping tendril
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October 18, 2012

This video show you how to make your rice krispy treats into adorable pumpkins.

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