Tuesday Treats: Rice Krispies Tangy Watermelon Treat

When I recently ran across these Rice Krispies Tangy Watermelon Treats courtesy of Dine and Dish, I just knew they had to be featured on Tuesday Treats! These would make the perfect treat for a family picnic, a pool party or just as a fun snack for the kiddos!

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag marshmallows
  • 1 bag strawberry flavored marshmallows
  • ½ cup butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 8 cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies
  • 1 packet watermelon-cherry drink mix
  • 1 packet lime drink mix
  • Raisins or chocolate chips for garnish

Directions:

For the Green Layer

  1. Grease one 9” round cake pan and set aside.
  2. Place four cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies in a large bowl.
  3. Melt ¼ cup of butter in a large sauce pan over low heat. Add regular marshmallows and stir till melted and well blended. Cook two minutes longer. Stir in lime drink mix and stir till well blended.
  4. Pour marshmallow mixture over Rice Krispies and stir till well coated.
  5. Using a butter spatula, press mixture around the outer rim of cake pan to desired to width (about one to two inches.)

For the Watermelon Layer

  1. Place four cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies in a large bowl.
  2. Melt ¼ cup of butter in a large sauce pan over low heat. Add strawberry marshmallows and stir till melted and well blended. And then cook two minutes longer. Stir in watermelon-cherry drink mix and stir till well blended.
  3. Pour marshmallow mixture over Rice Krispies and stir till well coated.
  4. Using a butter spatula, press mixture into the remaining area of cake pan.
  5. One cool, add raisins or chocolate chips for garnish.

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Dine & Dish

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