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Grinch Rice Krispie Treat Recipe. Perfect treats for a How The Grinch Stole Christmas movie night!

Grinch Rice Krispie Treats Recipe

  • Author: Midwestern Moms
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 15 squares 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Delicious and gooey Grinch Rice Krispie Treats! Turning the treats green and adding candy hearts makes perfect treats for a Grinch Movie Night!


  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 8 cups of mini marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • 6 cups of Rice Krispie Cereal
  • 10 drops of green food coloring
  • red candy melts


  1. Slowly melt the butter in a large pan, low heat.
  2. Once butter is melted, add vanilla and 6 cups of marshmallows. Melt the marshmallows slowly.
  3. Right before the marshmallows are fully melted, add milk and the other 2 cups of marshmallows. Stir until the added marshmallows are starting to melt. (we don’t want them fully melt so you will have a lumpy fluff)
  4. Add the food coloring. Adjust amount to your taste.
  5. Add the Rice Krispie Cereal. Stir until the cereal is fully coated with the marshmallow fluff.
  6. Dump into an 9 x 13 greased dish. Use a greased spatula to spread out the treats and press down.
  7. Allow to fully cool before cutting.
  8. Melt the red candy melts in a disposable bag in the microwave according to instructions.
  9. Pipe hearts onto each treat.
  10. Once the candy melts have harden, serve.


The number of treats will depend on how you cut your treats.

Make sure to read the post for a few tips.


  • Serving Size: 1 Treat
  • Calories: 172
  • Sugar: 17.6 g
  • Sodium: 115.6 mg
  • Fat: 3.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.2 g
  • Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.3 mg

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