Halloween Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

Halloween Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

This Halloween Rice Crispy Treats recipe is easy to make for your Halloween get together. My version is a variation on the traditional Rice Krispy Treats recipe and it’s perfect for Halloween. I’ve been making it for years for my family and it’s one of their favorites. Trust me, it always disappears fast! My Halloween Rice Crispy Treats recipe is even the right colors for Halloween!

This is a recipe that I first tasted at a candy shop when I was in college. It was called Butterscotch Crunchies and I knew that it included peanut butter and butterscotch chips. I saw the recipe somewhere and when I tried it, it was just like I remembered. Now it’s a Halloween tradition. It’s not just for Halloween though. You can make this recipe any time of the year.

Halloween Rice Crispy Treats recipe is more dense and a more orange color than the regular recipe which makes it perfect for Halloween.  As you can see from the photos, there are some fancy things you can do with this recipe if you are so inclined.  Top it with chocolate and drench it in caramel sauce if you really want to go gourmet!  Otherwise this Halloween Rice Crispy treat recipe is simple and fun!  It has only 3 ingredients.  I usually make a double batch.

Whether you are making this Halloween Rice Crispy Treats recipe for a Halloween party or for an after school snack for the kids, it will be a hit!

 

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Halloween Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

Ingredients-Halloween Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

1. 3 cups crisped rice cereal
2. 6 ounce package butterscotch chips
3. 1/2 cup peanut butter

Preparation-Halloween Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

1. Place crisped rice cereal in a large mixing bowl and set aside
2. Melt over hot, not boiling, water, the butterscotch chips and peanut butter, stirring constantly until smooth.
If you have a double boiler you can use that. If not, put the water in a bigger pan and set a smaller pan over it for the butterscotch chips and peanut butter. Make sure not to get water in this mixture.
If you are accustomed to using the microwave for this sort of thing, then that is ok too.
3. Pour this mixture over the cereal, stirring until well coated.
4. Press into a buttered 9 x 9 x 2 inch pan.
5. Chill until firm, about 1 hour
6. Cut into 1 ½ ” squares

NOTE:  If you double this recipe, use a 9 x 13 inch pan.

VARIATIONS

Melt semi-sweet chocolate chips and drizzle on top.
Melt semi-sweet chocolate chips and spread it on thick!
For a Halloween theme press candy pumpkins or bats onto each piece.
Press orange and brown M&Ms into it.
Use frosting to draw a spider web on it.
Get creative here and come up with a great idea!

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