Rice Krispie Peppermint Blossoms are a fun, no bake Christmas cookie that you can make with the kids! This easy recipe is sure to become a family favorite!
A Holiday Twist On A Classic Cookie Recipe!
There’s almost always a box of Rice Krispies in our house. Either for eating with milk in the morning or – you guessed it – for making these Rice Krispie Peppermint Blossoms!
Rice Krispies treats are a classic. My mom made them for me, I make them for my kids and I’m pretty sure my kids will be making them for their kids too. They’ve got the perfect recipe combination, awesome tasting and super easy to make with only a few ingredients.
We have our family favorites when it come to making Christmas cookies, too. There’s some that my mom makes that I’m not sure I see at a lot of other families houses and then there are the traditional cookies too that you see almost everywhere.
This no bake cookie recipe is a great way to get the little kids involved in the cookies prep for Christmas! They’ll have so much fun making these cookies!
How To Make Rice Krispie Peppermint Blossoms
I’m going to take you through how to make these step by step – you’re not going to believe how easy they are!
Start out by making a batch of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies® treats…you know how to make them…
Then you’re going to add in a cup of crushed peppermint, you can even by jars of crushed peppermint candy like I did to really make this easy, but if you crush the up yourself just throw the peppermints in a plastic zip top bag and crush them up with a rolling pin.
Stir it into your rice krispies…
You do need to work a little quickly here, as you know these will harden up quickly so son’t worry about being to exact with the size of your balls. Just get in there and grab a handful, roll into a ball and place a chocolate candy in the middle.
If they do start to harden up on you – here is a cool trick. Take the whole bowl and throw it in the microwave for 15 seconds and they’ll soften up again for you! You can do that as many times as you need to and they’ll be just fine.
How fun are these? I can promise you, they’re as fun to eat as they are to make! Get the whole family involved in this recipe, maybe these Rice Krispies Peppermint Blossoms will become one of your new cookie traditions!
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These festive holiday cookies are going to be a hit at your holiday dessert table! So easy to make, get the kids in the kitchen to make these cookies!
- 6 cus Rice Krispies cereal
- 5 tablespoons butter
- 1 16 oz. package mini marshmallows
- 1 10 oz. peppermint chocolate candies
- 1 cup crushed peppermint candy
- Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the marshmallows, stirring until totally melted. Stir in the cereal and crushed peppermint until combined.
- Grab some of the cereal mixture and roll into a 2 inch ball, then quickly push in a peppermint chocolate.
- Repeat until all the cookies are formed.
- Serve immediately or store in a sealed container for up to 2 days.
If your mixture starts to harden up while you are making the cookies, pop them in the microwave for 15 seconds to warm them up so you can keep rolling!
- Category: Dessert
- Method: No Bake
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: cookie recipe, dessert recipe, no bake recipes, holiday desserts, christmas cookies, rice krispie treats
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