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Here’s An Easy Way To Make Rice Krispie Treats Look Like Pumpkins

Don't worry, it doesn't involve anything pumpkin spice latté-flavored. This is one of 7 cute and easy treats to make for Halloween.

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Nothing says "fall" like a pumpkin.

And nothing says "delicious" like fresh Rice Krispie Treats.

Here's how to combine them into an adorable Halloween treat.

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Here's a step-by-step photo guide to making the treats. You can get the full recipe at the bottom of this post.

1. Here's what you'll need to make the pumpkins.

* Plus: red and yellow food coloring.
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* Plus: red and yellow food coloring.

2. Start by melting the butter, marshmallows, and yellow and red food coloring in a large pot. Stir until they're completely melted and very orange.

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Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed

3. Once the marshmallows have melted into an orange soupy sauce, add in the Rice Krispies and stir until they're completely coated.

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Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed

4. Scoop out about 1/2 cup of the mixture and roll into a ball.

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5. Finish by topping the pumpkin with a 1/2 inch piece of green Twizzlers.

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Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed

How to make the Pumpkin Patch Rice Krispie Treats.

Makes 10 pumpkins

Recipe by Lindsay Hunt

INGREDIENTS

3 Tbsp. unsalted butter

1 10-oz. package marshmallows

1 tsp. yellow food coloring

½ tsp. red food coloring

6 cups Rice Krispies

1 green Twizzlers, cut into 10 (½-inch) pieces

PREPARATION

Melt the butter in a large pot over low heat. Add the marshmallows and both food colorings and stir until the marshmallows are completely melted, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in the Rice Krispies and mix until completely coated in the melted marshmallows. Working with about ½ cup at a time, roll the mixture into balls. Top with the Twizzlers and serve.

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