It’s coming up on basketball season, and this basketball Rice Krispies treats recipe is the perfect dessert to whip up for your all-star. Whether you are in charge of snacks for after practice, having a basketball-themed birthday party, or just want to root on your favorite team with a tasty dessert, this Rice Krispies treats recipe is my go-to!
March Madness is almost here and these no-bake Basketball Rice Krispies are going to be one sweet treat. Let me share how easy it is to make, and soon you will have a scrumptious dessert ready to serve up your family or friends. Pinterest is full of elaborate desserts, and I will make it easy on you, this recipe is simple to make, tasty, and one you will make again and again.
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Easy Basketball Rice Krispies Treats Recipe
Let me share how easy these are to make, and no handy tools are needed except a circle cookie cutter and piping tip. If you don’t end up having a circle cookie cutter you can always use a cup, which works just as good! And you can always put frosting in a sandwich bag, and then cut a small portion of tip-off if you don’t want to pipe the frosting.
Best Chocolate For Basketball Lace on Rice Krispies Treats
I used candy melts for my recipe, but you are welcome to melt down chocolate chips with a little bit of Crisco with it. I would do around a teaspoon of Crisco to a cup of chocolate chips. The reason being is it will help to harden the chocolate on top of your Krispies treats. If you don’t add in the Crisco, it will stay wet and make a bit of a mess.
Will Homemade Frosting Work For Basketball Rice Krispies Treats
Yes! You can use any frosting you prefer. I reached for a canned frosting just for the ease of it. But you can use any type of homemade frosting if you have a tried and true recipe you enjoy.
How to Make Basketball Rice Krispies Treats
Start out by making your Rice Krispies treats. Then once you lay them down in your pan and they set up, you then begin to get to start decorating them. If you have little kids, they will love to join in and have a blast making basketball treats.
Once you cookie cut your treats, then add a dollop of frosting on top. This adds a nice base but also a sweetness to these tasty little Krispies treats.
For the lace of the basketball, you just do slightly curved lines. It is very simple and it is okay if they are not perfect. People will totally get the idea behind them. I try to make them a like a less curved letter “c”.
Ingredients for Basketball Rice Krispies Treats
Directions for Basketball Rice Krispies
- 16oz bag marshmallows
- 7 cups Rice Krispies cereal
- 3 tablespoons softened butter
- Vanilla frosting
- Orange food coloring
- 2 cups light cocoa candy melts
- Decorating bags
- Large microwave safe bowl
- Small mixing bowl
- Long spoon
- 9x13” pan
- Non-stick cooking spray
- 4-5” circle cookie cutter
Really these are such a simple and easy treat to whip up! Not many ingredients are required and they are easy to decorate! Give them a try today.