Make these easy peanut butter football Rice Krispie treats from 1996 for your tailgate party

Football Rice Krispie treats

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Whether it’s a weekend tailgate party or the Super Bowl, what could be cuter, easier and more on-theme for your football celebrations than these clever mini-football Rice Krispie treats?

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Football Rice Krispie treats

Peanut butter football Rice Krispie treats

Yield: Makes 16 football-shaped treats
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) marshmallows OR 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 cups Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal OR Cocoa Krispies cereal


    1. In large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
    2. Remove from heat.
    3. Mix 1/2 cup peanut butter to the marshmallow mixture.
    4. Add Rice Krispies, and stir until well-coated.
    5. Divide warm mixture into 16 football shapes about 3 inches long. Cool.
    6. Use prepared vanilla frosting to pipe on markings and stitching, and your team will cheer!

      Microwave method: In microwave-safe bowl, heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. (Microwave cooking times may vary.) 
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03/12/2024 02:20 pm GMT

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