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    Posted on Oct 6, 2015

    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.

    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.

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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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