Monday, October 28, 2013

Pumpkin Krispies

Favored with Orange Jello

Hi,  I'm Kallee From Creative Southern Home and I am excited to be guest posting today.  I love to blog about recipes, crafts, DIY, holiday and anything fun to do with my family.  Today I am sharing with you a fun treat the kids and I put together just the other day.
I have a fun Halloween treat to share with you.  This one is perfect for having the kids help out in the kitchen: Pumpkin Rice Krispies flavored with Orange Jello.  Let me just tell you, I LOVE the added flavor.  I could not stop eating them!

1 green apple laffy taffy rope
pretzel sticks
3 TBL butter
10 oz marshmallows
6 cups Rice Krispies
1 small package sugar-free Orange Jello

I first prepared my leaves by microwaving my laffy taffy for 10-20 seconds.  Just enough to get it soft and pliable.  Then I just tore some off and formed leaves with my fingers.
Then I had my son break the pretzel sticks in half.
Now you have all your embellishments ready to go before you make your pumpkins.
Melt the 3 TBL butter in a large pan.  Once it is melted add the marshmallows and stir until they are all melted.  Take pan off the heat and add the sugar-free orange Jello.  Stir until mixed.  
Add the 6 cups Rice Krispies and stir until well combined.  After it has cooled a bit, with greased hands, form the mixture into small pumpkins.  Add the stem (pretzel, I think next time I will use pretzel rods for the pumpkin stems) and leaves (laffy taffy) pressing them into the pumpkin while still warm.  Set on waxed paper to cool.
We had so much fun making them.  It is an easy treat, that is not too messy, and the  kids can really get their hands into it. 
Didn't they turn out beautifully?  I can't believe the kids helped to make these!

Below the collage are links to all of the posts that participated in our Blog Swap Meet: Halloween Party Treats!
Stop by and visit them all!
Below the collage are links to all of the posts that participated in our Blog Swap Meet: Halloween Party Treats!
Stop by and visit them all!
blog swap oct collage
Food Storage Moms posted on Dizzy Busy and Hungry
Dizzy Busy and Hungry posted on Food Storage Moms
Craft Dictator posted on If You Can Read You Can Cook
If You Can Read You Can Cook posted on Craft Dictator
Confections + Coffee posted on Honesty's Protegee
Honesty's Protegee posted on Confections + Coffee
Soda Pop Avenue posted on Cynfully Wonderful
Cynfully Wonderful posted on Soda Pop Avenue
Cooking the Recipe posted on Creative Southern Home
Creative Southern Home posted on Cooking the Recipe
Mammy2Grammy posted on Crafty Meggy
Crafty Meggy posted on Mammy2Grammy


  1. I always have such bad luck with rice krispies...these look great!

    1. Yes kallee and her children did a great job on these!

  2. These are so cute. I love them! I am so glad you could participate in our Blog Swap Meet! I am heading over to check out your recipe as well!

  3. I made these today and they came out amazing!

  4. What a fun way to spend an afternoon and they turned out so very cute. Thanks for sharing. <3 Kim