Cooking With Kids Thursday: Rice Krispie Treat Sparklers!

This is such a fun way for the kids to get in on the holiday festivities and the perfect addition to any 4th of July cookout!  Kids will love building their own sparklers out of rice krispies treats, strawberries and blueberries.  Thanks for the cute idea 5 minutes for Mom!

Here’s what you need to make these:

  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 10-ounce bag of mini-marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional)
  • 6 cups of puffed rice (“Rice Krispies”) cereal
  • Strawberries (one per sparkler)
  • Blueberries (3-4 per sparkler)
  • Star shaped cookie cutter
  • Food skewers or lollipop sticks
  • Ribbon (optional)

Here’s how to make it -> Rice Krispies Treats Sparklers Tutorial