If you frequently enjoy inviting your sports mad friends and family members over to your home to watch exciting football games and are looking for scrumptious finger foods to serve your guests, it’s well worth experimenting with preparing delicious, mouth-watering rice krispie treats.
If you’ve never made rice krispie treats before and are looking for a simple, foolproof recipe, simply continue reading to discover how to make your own football-themed rice krispie treats!
Football Rice Krispie Treats: Tips and Tricks
1. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a medium to large sized saucepan
Your first step in making homemade rice krispie treats will be to heat 3 tablespoons of butter in a medium or large sized saucepan. Keep your saucepan heated until all of your butter has melted, before moving your saucepan to another element which is turned off. Ensure that the saucepan which you choose can comfortably fit six cups of cereal, to be on the safe side.
2. Stir your butter
Make sure to stir your butter thoroughly so that it has an even runny consistency. As you want to eliminate any clumps of butter which may be present in your saucepan.
3. Measure and pour six cups of rice krispie cereal into your saucepan
Next, pour six cups of rice krispie cereal into your saucepan. Before stirring your cereal so that it is lightly coated with the butter at the bottom of your saucepan.
4. Coat your non-stick spatula with butter or an oil based spray
Now it’s time to coat your non-stick baking spatula with butter or an oil based spray such as an olive oil cooking spray.
5. Scoop all of your mixture into a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan
Firstly, you’ll want to grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan, before using your spatula to scoop all of your rice krispie mixture into your baking pan. Make sure that your baking pan is evenly filled with rice krisipe mixture before letting your rice krispie mixture settle for 30 minutes.
6. Cut your rice krispie mixture into minature squares
Lastly, once your rice krispie mixture has settled for 30 minutes, use a small sharp knife in order to cut your mixture into miniature squares, which will be easy for your guests to pick up and eat, whilst they watch your football games.
7. Consider placing your rice krispie treats in little cupcake wrappers
It’s well worth considering serving your rice krispie treats in little cupcake wrappers. Better yet, why not purchase cupcake wrappers in your favorite football teams official colors, to show support for your favorite team?
8. Consider adding mini marshmallows to your rice krispie mixture
Once you’ve had a go and creating standard rice krispie football treats, you may want to consider taking your rice krispie treats to the next level by adding miniature marshmallows to your rice krispie mixtures. You can even use food dye in your favorite teams colors to dye your mini marshmallows to match your favorite football teams official colors.
So what are you waiting for? There’s no time like the present to experiment which making mouth watering, delicious football snacks such as rice krispie treats.