Tuesday, September 6, 2011

football rice krispie treats

Football season is here!!!
I LOVE this time of year so much. It comes with cherished memories of football, baking, sweaters, organizing, getting into a routine, holidays just around the corner, oh I love it.

To kick off the season, I made these chocolate football rice krispie treats. In keeping with my motto, they were fast, easy, cheap, and tasty! Scroll down for the quick recipe. They are perfect to take to a football party!

Here are some pictures of our fun weekend getaway... my husband and I packed up the kids and took a very spontaneous road trip to see our Alma Mater play against Ole Miss. It was the best.weekend.ever. I hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend!!!

What to do:
follow the usual rice krispie treat recipe, only use cocoa krispies instead. (not cocoa puffs!)
after the butter and marshmallows and cereal are mixed, 
butter your hands and start shaping into footballs. 
once they've cooled, use either home-made or store-bought white frosting to "lace up the footballs."
i made my frosting, then put it into a sandwich bag, cut a tiny hole in the edge, and used it as my frosting bag.
i realize they could be a little neater... but well, you know... :)
frosting: mix a little powdered sugar, milk and vanilla, stir to preferred consistency

Happy Footballing! Who's your favorite team?

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Dianna said...

Those look really Yummy!

Lindsay said...

These are so cute! Very creative--ad they look tasty as well!

Lisa said...

These are adorable!

Martha said...

very cute! the men around here would love them!

Chrissy.Barile said...

Oh I def need to make these this season!! Thanks for sharing.
I am hosting a link party going on right now. I'd love it if you came by & linked up!

Chrissy @ ForMamas

Erin said...

These are so dang cute! My co-workers would love them! Thanks for the idea =o)

Linda said...

Did you mean Cocoa Krispies? That's what they look like... not Cocoa Puffs.

Adorable... gonna make some this week.

Rach H @ FamilyEverAfter said...

Yes! I meant to say Cocoa Krispies! Thank you so much Linda, for pointing that out, I really appreciate it!

Julie said...

These look really good, I may have to put these on a long list of recipes to try.

Katie @ This Chick Cooks said...

What a fun idea! My little guy is playing football and he'd love these!

Sandie said...

Adorable. I am so pinning these. I gotta make em for my boys.

Sassy Sites! said...

Did you pin these on pinterest??? They are adorable!!

Lindsay said...

LOVE this idea. Perfect for football season. Very creative, my friend! Thanks for sharing this @ Show & Share!

Patti said...

Love football snacks. One time I made cupcakes and put my team logo on top. At the "watching party" it seemed every time someone ate a cupcake we'd score. The game was tight in the 4th quarter but we ate those cupcakes and pulled out a big win. Maybe these will bring luck, too.

Amy said...

Adorable! We love football too, although we're more into NFL than college. I wish I'd seen these cute treats in time for my son's birthday party; he had a Ravens theme and we were looking for fun things to make. I'm going to pin it though for later in the season. I'm a new follower and just linked up to your party. I'd love for you to stop by and visit sometime.


Vanessa said...

Sooo cute and yummy looking! Thanks for linking up at The Crafty Nest :)

Meggan of Lila Grace said...

so cute!! we are having people over to watch the game next weekend and I will definitely be making these!
xo Meggan
Lila Grace

Jessica@SewHomegrown said...

Those look great, and yay for football season!

Anna said...

Love these! I pinned them so I can make them for the superbowl party we throw every year. :)


P.S. I'd love it if you'd link them to the party starting tomorrow night: http://www.askannamoseley.com/search/label/Weekend%20Warrior%20Link%20Party

Emily said...

oh yum! That looks great! Would love it if you would link this up on Tuesday to my Tasty Tuesday party. http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

The Wifeyness said...

OHMYGOODNESS!!! Those have got to be the cutest things ever!! Thank you for sharing this idea! :D

OOoh, and I'm in lurve with your platter you have them on. Could you tell me where you got that? SOO cute!!

TidyMom said...

These are great!!

Thanks for linking up! I featured your post in my wrap up http://tidymom.net/2011/never-forget/

Have a great rest of the weekend.

Amanda said...

Just stopping by to let you know that I have featured your project on Fun Family Crafts today! You can see it here

If you have other kid friendly crafts, I'd love it if you would submit them :) If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above.

Chef in Training said...

these are awesome! I love them! and they look great too!

I would love it if you would share this and/or any other projects you have been up to at Tuesday Talent Show at Chef In Training! Thanks so much and I hope to see you there!

Amy said...

Just wanted to let you know I featured these...


Anita Stafford said...

These are so cute, and probably even taste better than the regular ones!

Raleigh-Elizabeth {bunnyvictorious!} said...

These are so cute we're featuring them on SpouseBUZZ.com (Military.com's sister site) in what you should include in a football-themed care package! Thanks for such a great idea!

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