Celebrate the holiday season with some festive Red and Green Rice Krispies Treat Christmas Pinwheels. Layers of colorful marshmallow cereal treats are rolled up and cut to reveal pretty swirls of holiday color.
Red and Green Rice Krispies® Treat Christmas Pinwheels
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
3 mins
Total Time
33 mins
 
Rice Krispies® Treats colored red and green are swirled together to make pretty Christmas pinwheels.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas rice krispie treats, pinwheels, rice krispie treat
Servings: 12 slices
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
Ingredients
Prep Pan & Hands
  • 1 tablespoon softened butter
Red Rice Krispies® Treat Layer
  • 5 ounces marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup (3 ounces) red candy melts wafers
  • red food coloring
  • 3 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal
Green Rice Krispies® Treat Layer
  • 5 ounces marshmallows
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup (3 ounces) green candy melts wafers
  • 3 cups Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® cereal
  • green food coloring
Instructions
Red Layer:
  1. Brush a thin layer of the softened butter over parchment paper lined 9 inch by 13 inch pan.
  2. Pour marshmallows, butter, and red candy melts into a microwave safe bowl.
  3. Heat on high power for three 30 second burst of power, stirring after each until melted.
  4. Stir in some red food coloring so that the marshmallow mixture becomes vibrantly red.
  5. Stir in the cereal.
  6. Pour out onto the prepared pan.
  7. Grease your hands with butter then press the cereal mixture into an even layer in the pan.
Green Layer:
  1. Pour marshmallows, butter, and green candy melts into a microwave safe bowl.
  2. Heat on high power for three 30 second burst of power, stirring after each until melted.
  3. Stir in some green food coloring so that the marshmallows mixture becomes vibrantly green.
  4. Stir in the cereal.
  5. Use greased hands to press the green cereal into an even layer over top of the red cereal layer.
  6. Turn the pan upside down and allow the cereal treat to fall out onto a silicone mat or a buttered piece of parchment paper.
  7. Starting at one of the shorter ends, roll the cereal treat up into a log, pinching together any gaps in the cereal treat.
  8. Freeze for 5-10 minutes just until the cereal treat has cooled.
  9. Cut into 12-18 slices.