For my brother’s memorial BBQ, my mom is always looking for something that Danyella and the couple of other girls her age can do to keep them busy while the adult talk and watch the football game. This year we found some fun Halloween games at Target. At Walmart, we came across Rice Krispies Treat Monsters that I figured the kids could decorate them and it would add to the dessert table.
Looking at the box, everything was basically included but to make it easier on the kids and less mess for the parents, we opted to get the bottles of pre-made, pre-colored frosting instead of making the frosting from scratch with the stuff from the box. Also, we decided to get 2 boxes to make sure there was enough for all the kids to participate in the decorating fun.
Inside the box, there is Rice Krispies, marshmallows, a mold for the monsters, mix for the frosting, coloring for the frosting, bags for the frosting and brown sprinkles. The mold that is included in the box could make a mummy, Frankenstein or a vampire. I had Halloween cookie cutters in a coffin and pumpkin so it added to the variety. ‘
Making Rice Krispies Treats are pretty simple with the cereal, marshmallows and butter. I made those and molded them the morning of the BBQ so they had time to harden as the mold for the kids to decorate. Between the molds and cutters, the 2 boxes made 20 different Halloween figures. One tip is to make sure you spray the molds with PAM spray before you put the Rice Krispies in them so they come out with ease.
Time for decorating….
The girls had a blast decorating their monsters, pumpkins and coffins! The only downfall was that we were in a heat wave (90+ degrees at the end of September), so the frosting was a little to liquid-y for stay on the monsters. The frosting was basically running off and into the nooks and crannies of the treats. Despite the frosting downfall, they came out super cute and we have to admire the creativity of a few 9 and 10-year-old girls.
**This is not a paid or sponsored post but just my purchase and opinion of the item I feature in this post.
9 thoughts on “Rice Krispie Treat Monsters”
These would be super fun to make with the kiddos for school parties!
wow, I can so very well relate of the fun it would have been , specially with children. Simple treats forming those delicious monsters.
Yes I think adults and kids would have fun doing this. It wasn’t as messy as I was anticipating either
I have not seem these. I love the kit concept though. I would need more too. There’s never enough for multiple kids. That’s who should test the products. I would love to pick this up for my kids.
The kids had a real blast doing it. We could have done one kit and just bought more of the marshmallows and krispies to make more. With more then one kid you always run into the possibility of fighting over stuff lol
These are so cute!! Definitely sharing with friends for a fun Halloween cooking craft!
Awesome! It is fun when the kids can be creative and eat their creations too!
i should make these for the halloween party!
Oh they would be a huge hit!