Summer Rice Krispies Treat Challenge {Recipe: Tangy Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats}

Rice Krispie Picnic

This giveaway is now closed and the winner has been notified. Thanks to all who entered!

It’s that time of year again – time for another Rice Krispies Making Memories challenge from The Motherhood. This time around, team Kansas City has been challenged to create a unique Rice Krispies treat that would be suitable for summertime fun. Well, what better way to celebrate summer than with a ant lovin’, watermelon eating, burger tasting picnic!

Team KC (Kelly from Kansas City Mamas, Jenn from Super Jenn, Julie from My Kansas City Mommy & I) had a little too much fun with this challenge. I love these ladies…they know how to have a good time and were able to make me laugh when I really needed some time to let loose and laugh. We may or may not win the challenges, but I consider myself a winner because I’ve been given the chance to make some really wonderful friends.

OK – I’m done with the sap now. On to the picnic. Our picnic creation included our signature Tangy Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats, the cutest Rice Krispie Treat burgers and some little ants who had to march right over and join in on the fun. Make sure to scroll down below the giveaway details for our signature Tangy Watermelon Rice Krispies treat recipe.

Now for the giveaway details… to enter for the chance to win a $100 Visa gift card courtesy of The Motherhood and Rice Krispies®:

  1. Leave a comment on this blog post telling me what you love to eat at picnics.
  2. Additional entry: We’ll be asking for your votes soon, but in the meantime head over to the Rice Krispies® Facebook page and “like” them… that way when it is time to give your favorite creations a thumbs up, you’ll be one step ahead by getting the news through Facebook! (Make sure to leave a separate comment here letting me know you “liked” them).
  3. Additional entry: Tweet the following…. Check out this #RiceKrispies picnic spread & enter to win a $100 gift card #giveaway from @dineanddish http://su.pr/6jv9AJ
  4. Giveaway will end at midnight CST on July 25th and a winner will be chosen through Random.org. Winner will be notified shortly after the giveaway close.
  5. Make sure to check out the blogs of my teammates so you can enter to win their prizes as well! Kelly from Kansas City Mamas, Jenn from Super Jenn, Julie from My Kansas City Mommy

And now, the recipe. If you love the taste of cherry Laffy Taffy like I do, you will love this Watermelon Rice Krispies Treat recipe!

Recipe: Rice Krispies Tangy Watermelon Treat

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 bag marshmallows
  • 1 bag strawberry flavored marshmallows
  • ½ cup butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 8 cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies
  • 1 packet watermelon-cherry drink mix
  • 1 packet lime drink mix
  • Raisins or chocolate chips for garnish

For the Green Layer

  1. Grease one 9” round cake pan and set aside.
  2. Place four cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies in a large bowl.
  3. Melt ¼ cup of butter in a large sauce pan over low heat. Add regular marshmallows and stir till melted and well blended. Cook two minutes longer. Stir in lime drink mix and stir till well blended.
  4. Pour marshmallow mixture over Rice Krispies and stir till well coated.
  5. Using a butter spatula, press mixture around the outer rim of cake pan to desired to width (about one to two inches.)

For the Watermelon Layer

  1. Place four cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies in a large bowl.
  2. Melt ¼ cup of butter in a large sauce pan over low heat. Add strawberry marshmallows and stir till melted and well blended. And then cook two minutes longer. Stir in watermelon-cherry drink mix and stir till well blended.
  3. Pour marshmallow mixture over Rice Krispies and stir till well coated.
  4. Using a butter spatula, press mixture into the remaining area of cake pan.
  5. One cool, add raisins or chocolate chips for garnish.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post from Rice Krispies and The Motherhood. We were compensated for our work but all opinions are our own.

I’m entering this in the I’m Lovin’ It Roundup over at TidyMom.

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Comments

  1. Kim Tran says

    If I had to pick my favorite summer treat, I’d have to say it’d be frozen yogurt. There is nothing better than putting a spoonful of cookies and cream froyo topped with peanuts and walnuts in your mouth after an absurdly hot day. I just find an immediate relief from the heat as soon as my mouth makes contact with the spoon. Best thing for summer, in my opinion.

  2. says

    They are the most awesome rice krispies treats I’ve seen, just have to wait till summer to have a great day making them and having a picnic with my daughter.

    Shes going to love it, thankyou so much for the great idea

    Regards
    Dave

  3. Kimberley searle says

    Id love to eat RICE CRISPIES TANGY WATERMELON TREATS now ive seen this recipe! Wow! At a picnic i usually pack seasonal fruit! Always watermelon :-) and sweet treats to fill up my energetic kids!

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