Desserts and Sweets

Yummy Patriotic 4th Of July Rice Krispy Bites Recipe

Craving a little something sweet without wanting to fully commit to a huge treat? This is where this 4th of July Rice Krispy Bites recipe is the BEST. They’re like mini little bite-sized perfection that you can whip up in a matter of moments.

And with the 4th of July coming up, it’s time to start planning out your celebration menu. Make certain to add these to your list because they’re a hit with the kids and the adults! 

Since these simple treats are so easy to make, they’re actually a really great option to let the kids take over and make as well. Who says that they can’t give you a hand in the kitchen? These dessert bites are the perfect recipe for them to do! 

Patriotic Rice Krispy Balls

I love being able to grab one, pop it in my mouth, and continue about my day! 

4th Of July Rice Krispy Bites Recipe

I’ve maybe forgotten to mention the best part of this patriotic dessert recipe…that there are only 5 simple ingredients needed. How awesome is that? And more than likely, you have all the ingredients on hand to get started!

Get ready to fall out of love with your oven this summer and be creative with some of your other appliances. This tasty treat is seriously one of the best ones to make!

Ingredients needed to make this no-bake dessert

  • 4-5 Cups Crisped Rice Cereal
  • 2 Cups Mini Marshmallows
  • 1 Tbs. Butter softened
  • Red, White, and Blue Wilton Candy Melts
  • Sprinkles

Directions to make this Rice Krispy Bites Recipe

Place the softened butter and marshmallows in a microwave-safe bowl, and microwave on high for 20-second intervals until melted throughout. 

Add in the crisped rice cereal 1 cup at a time until you reach your desired consistency. 

Using an ice cream scoop or rounded tablespoon, make little balls and set aside to firm. 

Melt the Wilton Candy Melts according to the instructions, and dip the top half of the rice Krispy bites into the candy. 

Place them on a piece of parchment paper and allow the candy to drip down the sides of the bites. 

Cover the tops with sprinkles while the candy is still wet, and serve as soon as the candy hardens!

These little bite-sized desserts are perfect for one! (but you can share if you want to!) 

Rice Krispy Bites Recipe

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Patriotic Rice Krispy Balls

4th Of July Rice Krispy Bites Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

These yummy Rice Krispy Bites are the best!

Ingredients

  • 4-5 Cups Crisped Rice Cereal
  • 2 Cups Mini Marshmallows
  • 1 Tbs. Butter softened
  • Red, White, and Blue Wilton Candy Melts
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

    Place the softened butter and marshmallows in a microwave-safe bowl, and microwave on high for 20-second intervals until melted throughout. 

    Add in the crisped rice cereal 1 cup at a time until you reach your desired consistency. 

    Using an ice cream scoop or rounded tablespoon, make little balls and set aside to firm. 

    Melt the Wilton Candy Melts according to the instructions, and dip the top half of the rice Krispy bites into the candy. 

    Place them on a piece of parchment paper and allow the candy to drip down the sides of the bites. 

    Cover the tops with sprinkles while the candy is still wet, and serve as soon as the candy hardens!

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