These delicious Christmas Rice Krispie Treats are easy to make with just a handful of ingredients and a little bit of your time. I know that many families enjoying making their own Rice Krispie Treats Variations during the holiday season because it’s a festive treat that everyone enjoys.
You will be able to make these Christmas Rice Krispie Treats with the kids easily and then let the kids bring them to school for their holiday parties. Whether you’re looking to make these as a special treat for your family holiday gatherings, a Christmas school party or just want something easy to make as a special Christmas Rice Krispie Treat at home, these will surely aim to please.
The kids will adore the polar bear design and have a blast “playing” with their food before they gobble down these delicious Christmas Rice Krispie Treats.
I love making my own Christmas Rice Krispie Treats and you can easily do that for this recipe. When you make your own rice krispie treats at home you not only save money but you end up with a larger batch than if you purchase premade rice krispie treats.
However, I get it….it’s the holidays and we’re all pressed for time so premade ones it is!
To make Polar Bear Rice Krispie Treats you will need the following ingredients: Kellogg’s Rice Krispie Treats, M&M Candies, Wilton Bright White Candy Melts, Candy Eyes & Popsicle Sticks.
How To Make Polar Bear Rice Krispie Treats
Tips to Making Polar Bear Rice Krispie Treats
- These Polar Bear Rice Crispy Treats can be given as a holiday meal hostess gift, a school Christmas party treat or enjoyed as a festive dessert during the month of December.
- Christmas Rice Krispy treats have a short shelf life, if you store them in an airtight container they will stay fresh for about 2-3 days.
- You should always store these Christmas Rice Krispie Treats in a dry, airtight container and they’re best kept at room temperature.
- When layering Christmas Rice Krispy Treats for storage, use wax paper in between each layer to keep them from sticking to each other.
- You can easily use a homemade Rice Krispie recipe and adjust to your preference. A stiffer mixture will make these Rice Krispie Treats easier to dip.
Common Questions About Polar Bear Rice Krispie Treats
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Polar Bear Rice Krispie Treats:
How t make rice krispie treats without marshmallows?
There are many Rice Krispie treats recipes that use chocolate or Rice Krispie treats that use peanut butter and honey to bind the cereal together. This could be an option if you want to make Rice Krispie treats without marshmallows.
How do you make homemade rice crispy treats?
A basic rice crispy treat is such an easy recipe with mini marshmallows and butter being melted together. Once you have melted those ingredients together you mix them with puffed rice cereal and pour into a buttered pan to cool. I still love the recipe from the back of the Rice Krispie cereal box with about a tablespoon of extra butter.
Rice Krispie Treats Variations To Make
If your family loves rice krispies as much as mine you might enjoy these other rice krispie treat variations.
- Grinch Rice Krispie Treats
- Funfetti Homemade Rice Krispie Treats
- Cookie Butter Rice Crispy Treats
- Cherry Rice Krispy Treat Recipe
Helpful Tools To Make Homemade Rice Krispie Treats
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Polar Bear Rice Krispy Treats
Grab the kids and hit the kitchen with these fun and easy Polar Bear Rice Krispie treats. Make some wonderful holiday memories and have a fun treat for upcoming Christmas parties.
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- 8 ct package of Kellogg's Rice Krispie Treats
- 8 brown M&M Candies
- 12 oz package of Wilton bright white candy melts
- 16 large candy eyes
- 8 popsicle sticks
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Open the Kellogg's Rice Krispie Treats and discard the wrappers.
Insert a popsicle stick into the base of each Rice Krispie Treat.
Place the Rice Krispie Treats on a plate and in the fridge for 15 - 20 minutes.
Pour the about 3/4 of the bag of Wilton white candy melts into a microwave safe dish.
Heat in the microwave in 30 seconds increments, stirring until melted.
Remove the Rice Krispie Treats from the fridge and use a spoon to coat each Rice Krispie Treat with melted chocolate allowing the excess chocolate drip back into the bowl.
Place the Rice Krispie Treat on the lined baking sheet.
Give the polar bear ears using 2 white candy melts.
Give the polar bear 2 large candy eyes.
Give the polar bear a nose using 1 white candy melt and a brown M&M (adhere the brown M&M with a small amount of melted white chocolate on the back).
Repeat with all the polar bears.