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Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

I got this fabulous idea from Dine and Dish for Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats. Thanks for sharing Kristen!

Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

I had to make a minor alteration because I couldn’t find any watermelon flavored Kool-Aid that wasn’t CLEAR!   The time you want a “bright red, sure to stain your clothes drink mix”, you can’t find one!  So I used strawberry instead. since she calls for strawberry marshmallows.  I used a 9″ circle spring form cake pan which made it super easy to slice and store.

I followed her directions and Wah-Lah!   I used mini-chocolate chips and they were PERFECT watermelon seeds!  I cut a slice and stuck it on a popsicle stick and as you can see it was a sure hit!

We did live in Minnesota for 3.5 years…so put it on a stick and it’s So. Much. Better. ;-)

Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

Ingredients Needed:

  • 8 cups of rice krispie cereal
  • 2 bags of large marshmallows
  • 1 packet of lime kool-aid drink mix
  • 1 packet of strawberry kool-aid drink mix
  • 1/2 cup of butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 9 inch spring form pan
  • mini chocolate chips (1/8 cup roughly)
  • popsicle sticks


  • Start out with two large to medium pots. In each, melt 1/4 cup butter and bag of marshmallows over medium to high heat stirring constantly. {Don't let this burn!}
  • Once the marshmallows are melted and smooth, add 1 packet of kool-aid drink mix to each of the pots. One for lime and one for strawberry.
  • Turn off heat once drink mix is fully incorporated.
  • Add 4 cups of Krispie cereal into each pot and stir until fully coated.
  • Grease spring form pan well with butter.
  • Pack in the green mixture around the edges of the pan forming the "rind" of the watermelon
  • Fill the center with the red cereal mixture and press flat.
  • Let cool.
  • Add mini chocolate chips to the top as "seeds"
  • Cut into wedges and insert a popsicle stick!
  • Enjoy!

You might also like to check out my Watermelon Cake and my other fun Rice Krispie Treats:  Football Rice Krispie Treats and Chocolate Covered Strawberry Rice Krispie Treats!


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34 Responses to Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats

  1. That is such a fun idea! It looks fun to eat too! I have a party going on over at my blog if you want to join! I’d love to have you! Check it out under the “Stache Party” page on my blog: mylilpumpkinpatch.blogspot.com

  2. I LOVE this. I’m going to be featuring it on my desserts blog today (look for it in about an hour) so feel free to swing by and grab a button! And I’d love for you to link up to my sweet treats party this week!!

    {Sweet Treats Thursday} Thu-Sun

  3. This is so AWESOME!! Would you PLEA……SE come over to Cast Party Wednesday and share this idea with us?
    I hope to see you there!

    • Haha! I’m glad he likes them! My husband liked them also…except when he first looked at the pan he asked me if I was making a Christmas Wreath…I wonder about him sometimes :)

  4. This is wonderful. I love watermelon so much, all it has to do is look like watermelon and I’m sold! Thanks for sharing this and all the other wonderful things I’m beginning to find.

  5. […] friend Cheryl has a great craft blog and she featured Watermelon Rice Krispie Treats. I love this idea for a party or anytime! It actually looks fairly easy to […]

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