Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats

Total Time

Prep: 30min. + standing


2 dozen

Updated: Nov. 21, 2023
Not only do these watermelon Rice Krispies treats look like your favorite summery fruit, they taste like 'em too! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (10 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon watermelon extract, optional
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1/4 teaspoon green paste food coloring
  • 1/4 teaspoon pink paste food coloring
  • 1/8 teaspoon red paste food coloring
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  1. In a microwave or a large saucepan over low heat, melt marshmallows, oil and, if using, extract; stir until smooth. Remove from heat; remove half the mixture to another saucepan over low heat.
  2. Stir in the green coloring; add 3 cups cereal and stir to combine. Stir the pink coloring and red coloring to remaining marshmallow mixture; add remaining 3 cups cereal and stir to combine.
  3. Press half of green mixture around inside edge of a lightly greased 9-in. round cake pan, using waxed paper or a lightly greased spatula. Pack the center with half of pink mixture; press half of the chocolate chips into the surface of the pink portion. In a second cake pan, repeat with remaining mixtures and chips. Cool to room temperature. Cut each portion into 12 wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 92 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.