These rainbow Rice Krispie treat bites are addictive, delicious pops of color to serve at your rainbow or unicorn party, or make them just for fun!
I’m pretty sure rainbow Rice Krispie treat bites would be a unicorn’s favorite snack. They are the perfect size for popping in your mouth. They are all the colors of the rainbow. And they are easy to make. I can’t imagine eating Rice Krispie Treats any other way now. They are so conveniently-sized for parties or for packaging in lunch boxes.
Here are all the ways one might use rainbow Rice Krispie Treat bites:
- rainbow or unicorn party food
- package in cellophane bags for party favors
- make a bunch for St. Patrick’s Day treats
- let the kids help make them for rainy day snacks
how to make rainbow Rice Krispie Treat bites
you will need:
- prepared recipe of Rice Krispie Treats
- 1/2 cup each of six different candy melts (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple)
- Candy Melts EZ Thins (optional)
- melon baller (optional)
A few notes on making these rainbow treats: You may substitute store-bought Rice Krispie Treats if you like, to speed things along. If you prefer to use white chocolate instead of candy melts, you are welcome to do so. However, I recommend you use oil-based candy colors and not regular food coloring.
Cut your prepared Rice Krispie Treats into 1-inch squares. Shape each square into a ball. TIP: Use a melon baller to help shape the Krispie treat balls. Each ball will be about 3/4-inch in diameter.
In a small, microwave-safe bowl, melt 1/2 cup of one color of candy melts with a pinch of the EZ Thins (EZ Thins are optional, but they help achieve a better dipping consistency.) To melt, microwave at 70 percent power for 90 seconds. Stir, and continue to microwave in 15-second intervals until about three-quarters of the melts are melted. Stir, using the residual heat to fully melt the candy.
Drop a Rice Krispie bite into the melted candy, turn over with a spoon, and remove with a fork, tapping the fork on the side of the bowl to remove excess candy. Place on a baking tray lined with wax paper. Repeat with all of the bites and candy melts. Let set at room temperature very well, about 1 hour. (If using white chocolate, you may place in the refrigerator to set.)
Makes about 65 Rice Krispie Treat bites if using a full recipe in a 13 x 9 inch pan.