Rice Krispie Hearts {Valentine’s Day Treat}

With all the Valentine’s Day crafting that I’ve been doing, I thought it all needed to be balanced out with some great Valentine’s Day treats. Chocolate anyone? I also wanted to make something that would be fun to share with our new neighbors. So I came up with a super easy and beautiful V-day treat!

Rice Krispie Hearts

Ingredients:

  • 13×9 pan of Rice Krispie treat mixture {rice krispies, marshmallows, butter and vanilla}
  • Semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • Sprinkles
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter

I cut out 9 hearts from the firmly packed rice krispie treat mixture.  Aren’t they pretty? :)

valentine's day treats

I melted the chocolate morsels in the microwave and then I dipped each heart “krispie” into the chocolate.  I smoothed out the bumps with a spatula.

I added some cute Valentine’s sprinkles to finish them!

With the pieces left over from where I cut out heart shapes, I cut them up and dipped ’em.  You can’t have too much chocolate dipped rice krispie treats right? Ha!

To help harden the chocolate, I put the hearts in the freezer and then I bagged them up to gift to our neighbors.  Fabulous!!  I’ll definitely be making these Valentine’s Day treats again!

Do you have a go-to Valentine’s Day treat that you like to give?

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Comments

  1. says

    I want to be your neighbor!! lol…..what a great idea! I didn’t think there was any way you could make rice crispy treats any more yummy…but adding icing sure does!!!!! =)
    Thank you for sharing!

  2. says

    I found you via Twitter and just love your blog. There is a restfulness here along with amazing creativity. I so enjoyed my former at-home mothering years. Good for you! If blogging had been around back then, I would have joined in with the fun.
    JoDee Luna´s last blog post ..Firing up Your Imagination

  3. says

    These look absolutely yummy!! Love that you’ve provided a tutorial too! My grandkids will thank you! Would you mind if I included these in my post on valentines day crafts across blogland? It would feature a photo and a link back to your blog!

  4. says

    If you aren’t able to make the rice krispy treats, I noticed at christmas time there were sheets being sold in Walmart that you could cut and decorate yourself, I haven’t seen them since Christmas, I would think this would be a hit.

  5. Heather Quenneville says

    Hi Myra, I’ve just discovered your blog and I think it’s amazing! I came across it when I was searching for some information about decorating a rental home. I have devoured every word and image , so thank you for all the great tips, you have a great eye for decorating and definitely to my taste. I live in Melbourne Australia, so hello from Aus and thanks again.

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