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Heart Rice Krispie Pops

Posted by  ·  January 15, 2010  ·  Last Updated: January 15, 2010

I am seeing these treats in so many stores and all over the web that I had to give them a try myself.

First I sprayed my heart pan with cooking spray. Really, no need for a special pan — a heart cookie cutter would work great!

Make the traditional rice krispies treat mixture. You know this one:

Rice Krispies Treats

3 tablespoons butter

40 large marshmallows

6 cups Rice Krispies (puffed rice cereal)

Melt butter in a large saucepan. Stir in marshmallows and heat until melted, add in rice krispies.


Wet or oil hands and press mixture into heart shaped pan. If using a cookie cutter, spread mixture in a 9X13 pan and then cut out shapes.

Turn pan over and tap hearts out of pan.

Insert a cookie stick into the heart. Slightly re-shape heart if needed.

Melt white chocolate or almond bark in a shallow dish. Dip top of heart in the melted chocolate.

It can also be spooned on the heart and smoothed with the back of the spoon.

Before chocolate hardens, sprinkle with decorations.

Once coating is completely hard, cover with a clear plastic bag (I trimmed the length) and tie with a ribbon.

And you have a sweet treat!


Color the rice krispie mixture by adding food coloring when melting the butter and marshmallows.

If you don’t want to add chocolate or candy coating to the tops, try mixing  heart shaped sprinkles into the rice krispie mixture.

Filed Under: Valentine's Day

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  3. Monday, January 19th, 2015
    These look delicious and easy to do with kids.
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  5. k teacher
    Monday, February 11th, 2013
    I have seen these for years. I would not say someone stole the idea.
  6. Annie
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
    are you aware an Etsy seller has stolen your idea and your images for her shop?
  7. Monday, February 6th, 2012
    Love the new website! And these are awesome!
  8. Mary P
    Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
    I love the idea, will make them to raise money for the breast cencer walk at work, I know everyone will love them for Easter, Thanks
  9. Saturday, February 6th, 2010
    I invited two little friends over today and we made these! They had a lot of fun and they turned out cute. Thanks for the tutorial!
  10. Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
    This is a very good idea. But it's a bit hard finding Rice Krispie in my hometown, can I use cornflake instead?
  11. Monday, January 25th, 2010
    Yum! I'm making these for my tuition students. Don't quite have a heart-shaped cutter, shall go shopping! Thanks for the idea, Cindy!
  12. Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
    I just happened upon your blog today through tumblr somehow and I'm SO glad I did! I'm definitely going to make these for my sons' classmates! Perfect!! Thank you and I will be visiting here often! : )
  13. Laur
    Monday, January 18th, 2010
    You can also put some unsweetened KoolAid mix into the marshmallow mixture to add color and flavor... strawberry anyone? Delicious!!!
  14. Sunday, January 17th, 2010
    This is so cute! I am definitely going to make these for Valentines day ^-^

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  15. Sunday, January 17th, 2010
    SERIOUSLY YUMMY!! I love KRISPIES!!!!! great gift idea!
  16. Sunday, January 17th, 2010
    This project is so cute and easy. Thank you so much for sharing. I just found your site last month and I love it!
  17. Bettina
    Sunday, January 17th, 2010
    These are lovely! And so easy to make.
    What a great idea. =)
  18. Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    you always have such cute things, I love your creativity! These would be the perfect type of treat for girl scouts to give at a Nursing Home. I love it!
  19. Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Soooo cute!!! I wish I could find lollypop sticks here in Puerto Rico because I would make these for sure-my daughter would LOVE them.
  20. Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Oh, now I am in the mood for some of those! I think I just may have to make some for my daughter's class (and a batch for me, lol)!
  21. Tara
    Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Adorable! I just got home with my heart sprinkles and need to locate a heart pan. I am totally doing this for my son's class :) Thanks!!!
  22. Lucy
    Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Great Idea! I just picked up the pencil attatchment pieces to make lollipops for my sons class....change in plans, now the class will get these rice crispie hearts with a heat pencil attached.
  23. s spence
    Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    You are sooo creative! Thanks for sharing this idea and how-to! We are definitely making these for my kids' classes this year. I'm going to start looking for the supplies and ingredients to go on sale! Thanks so much...
  24. Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    I am so making these for my twins class for their bday! Too cute!
  25. Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    What a cute, easy idea. Thanks!
  26. Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Great idea! They are really cute.
  27. Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Those are just the cutest! My Nieces will Love them!
    Huggs, Nancy
  28. Lisa
    Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Oh we love anything on a stick!
    I have to add my favourite rice crispy recipe which is adding Mars bars!
    The flavour is oh so good - so regular recipe ~ add small pieces of chopped Mars bars to the marshmallows part stir until melted, and well you know the rest.
    Also really good to cut the finished product into small pieces, wrap and freeze...you know for the moments of when you just need a little something!
  29. Karen
    Saturday, January 16th, 2010
    Where can you get the pan at a good price?
  30. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    So cute & inexpensive too!! Thanks for sharing:)
  31. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    Super cute!
  32. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    These are fabulous! They will be perfect for my daughter's Girl Scout troop as a meeting treat in February. Thanks so much! :-) LOVE your blog! :-)
  33. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    I love this treat! We are going to try it for sure! thanks!
  34. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    so cute and so easy!...i love these!
  35. Jessica
    Friday, January 15th, 2010
    I love these! So very cute and fairly inexspensive. I just might be giving these a try.
  36. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    SO CUTE! I'm putting this idea on my blog. Thanks for the great tutorial. These look so yummy!
  37. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    I always add a couple of big spoonfuls of peanut butter to my mixture while melting. Adds more flavor and because that is the way my mom always made them!!! YUM!
    • Friday, January 15th, 2010
      I also make rice krispie treats with cocoa krispies and stir in about 1/4 cup or so of peanut butter! YUM!
  38. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    So sweet & simple!

  39. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    Absolutely adorable!
  40. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    Adorable! I wish my kids were still little. Maybe snarky teens would like them too! LOL!
  41. melanie
    Friday, January 15th, 2010
    Those are adorable! My nine year old twin girls are going to be over the moon when they see these. I think we might have to make them for their classes.
  42. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    I love this idea! I've got that same pan and I haven't used it much these last few years. Gonna go dig it out right now!
  43. Friday, January 15th, 2010
    These will be perfect for my daughter's class! Thanks for sharing!