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Pumpkin Flavored Rice Krispies

What’s better than Rice Krispies treats?  Rice Krispies treats in fun shapes.  This pumpkin variety has an extra boost of flavor and will look right at home next to all that Halloween candy your kids are going to collect.

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 cups rice krispies
  • 4 ½ cups mini marshmallows
  • ¼ cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 TBSP butter
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Blot out moisture from pumpkin puree on a paper towel.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add pumpkin and warm. Add cinnamon and salt. Stir.
  3. Add marshmallow and stir continuously until the marshmallows melt.
  4. Turn off the heat and add the vanilla. Allow to cool for a few minutes, then pour on the rice krispies.
  5. Butter a 9 in. springform pan and pour your mixture in. Using the back of a 1 cup measuring cup to pat mixture down.
  6. Pop in the fridge to set. Release from the pan and flip over so the flat side is up. Decorate as you like!

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Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (9, 7 and 4). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}