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Monday
Mar222010

strawberry rice krispie cupcake treats 

Friday night I did a little experiment and made strawberry rice krispie treats in cupcake shapes with strawberry icing!



My husband has been requesting using strawberry marshmallows in rice krispie treats for some time now. I didn't think it would be that good. But Friday we saw strawberry marshmallows in the grocery store and I decided to give in and try it.

Then he decided he wanted strawberry icing on it to. WHAT?!? I didn't think icing would be good on a rice krispie treat. But I decided to give in and try it.



I melted one 10 oz package of strawberry marshmallows and 3 tablespoons of butter in a pot.



Meanwhile I measured out six cups of rice krispies and buttered my large muffin pan.



The strawberry marshmallows and better got REALLY pink!



I mixed in the rice krispies. It's hard to see in the photo, but the mixture took on some pink swirls.



I pressed the mixture into the cupcake tin. They formed very quickly and they were easy to get out.



Here they are ready for the icing.



The Betty Crocker icing was nice and light. I ran out of strawberry icing for the seven cupcakes I made. But I have some Betty Crocker fluffy white that I swirled with the strawberry icing for the last two.

They came out delicious! The rice krispie treats had a subtle strawberry taste, Kind of like a strawberry shortcake ice cream bar. The strawberry icing enhanced the flavor.

Next time I would use a regular size muffin pan. I could only eat half. I had the biggest sugar high!

And I would do it for a party. The treats had to be refrigerated because of the icing. Therefore making the rice krispie treat hard.

It was a fun experiment!

Let me know if you try it.

Reader Comments (33)

Those are just too cute. My husband loves strawberry anything, so I will have to give them a try. Thanks for sharing!

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChristina H.

Thanks! It was a team effort. Watch out -- they are super sweet!

March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJeanee

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OMG those look sooo yummy! And so easy too! I have to try this. Thank you!!!
March 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJewels for Hope
You're so welcome!
March 26, 2011 | Registered CommenterJeanee
These are SOOO cute and looks so yummy! I'd love for you to link them up at Sundae Scoop!
March 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJamielyn
Jamielyn, what's Sundae Scoop?
March 30, 2011 | Registered CommenterJeanee
these are so wonderful!! I'll definitely have to try them soon!!
April 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAlison
Thanks Alison ^.^
May 1, 2011 | Registered CommenterJeanee
I made them today! But with other crispies, chocolate ones and they taste heavenly!

Thanks for sharing :)

Femke
July 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFemke
Thanks for sharing that you made them Femke!
July 25, 2011 | Registered CommenterJeanee
oooh! I'm excited. My gluten-free sister is coming for a visit next week. Now I can surprise with an easy sweet. Thanks!
January 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJoy
I love this idea I'm gonna try it thanks! I bet if u made buttercream frosting using half butter and half shortening that would taste gret plus u could keep them in a cake dome on your counter instead of the fridge. Just a Thot!
January 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLisa
How did you make the icing?
February 8, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermere
I uses Betty Crocker icing. Easy peasy!
February 8, 2012 | Registered CommenterJeanee
What a cute idea! Going to make these for my 2nd graders for our Valentines party!
February 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJamie
These look great! Found them on someone's pinterest! I'm going to try for my daughter's first bday in a few weeks. Awesome idea!
February 12, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHearMyHands
My daughter picked these from my Pinterest board to take to her preschool on Friday to celebrate her 5th birthday! She so excited to have something different to bring her friends!! Thanks so much for sharing!!!
March 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEmily
Awh Emily! That warms my heart. Happy birthday to your daughter!
March 8, 2012 | Registered CommenterJeanee
Love it! I'm going to try this in mini muffin tins and use homemade whipped cream to cut down on the sweetness overload. Love the little strawberry garnish too! You could top with a bunny peep for an easter treat!
March 13, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteraubrey
Oh Aubry! Please pass along your whipped cream recipe. And an Easter Peep? YES!
March 13, 2012 | Registered CommenterJeanee
I want to try these, they are adorable! But I am not a huge sweet icing fan, so I think I'll use cool whip jello frosting(mix only half the water with the jello mix, let it set just a little bit then mix it into the cool whip) .
April 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAli
Ali, that jello whip cream combo sounds yummy!
April 5, 2012 | Registered CommenterJeanee
I gave these a try and my family really liked them! Thanks for the recipe/idea.
April 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMamamia
So good to hear!
April 29, 2012 | Registered CommenterJeanee

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