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These Rice Krispie Sprinkle Ice Cream Cones are a fun alternative to enjoy “ice cream” all year round although they are the perfect summer treat for kids too!
There’s nothing better than a nice ice cream cone to make everything better. These Rice Krispie Sprinkle Ice Cream Cones are the perfect cute treat to kick-off summer vacation with the kids!
Not only do these tasty treats look just like ice cream cones, but they’re actually full of Rice Krispie treats that aren’t going to freeze their mouth off, either! The kids will love the simple twist and you’ll love that they’re open to helping create and try a fun new food idea and taste. They are easily customizable to any of the kids’ favorite toppings!
This ice cream cone recipe is unique and certain to be a hit and a great idea to add to your summer snacking list.
What toppings do you add to these Rice Krispie ice cream cones?
You can treat these faux ice cream cones just like regular ones. We like to add on a ton of sprinkles but you can do hot fudge, caramel, whipped cream, chocolate chips, or basically anything else that you’d like to add as well.
Whatever flavor and taste the kids want, let them have fun and add to this simple treat.
Why not just use regular ice cream for these ice cream cone treats?
Because sometimes, things happen in life where you have ice cream cones and no ice cream…and the last thing that you want to do is go out to the store to buy some. Or there’s a good chance that it’s just too cold outside to have ice cream but everyone still wants something sweet to eat.
When that happens, this recipe is going to be a smashing success!
Rice Krispie Sprinkle Ice Cream Cones – Ingredients
Just gather up the small list of ingredients below to get started!
5 cups of rice krispy cereal
2 cups of mini marshmallows
2 tbsp melted butter
¼ cup of melted purple chocolate wafers
12 ice cream cones
1 cup of rainbow Sprinkles
Rice Krispie Sprinkle Ice Cream Cones
- 5 cups Rice Krispie cereal or use any generic brand of crisp rice cereal
- 2 cups mini marshmallows
- 2 TBSP melted butter
- 12 ice cream cones
- 1 cup rainbow sprinkles
- Melt mini marshmallows and butter. Stir continuously until melted.
- Pour in rice krispy cereal, mix, and set aside for 20 minutes to help it firm up. The mixture will be still sticky but will be less hot.
- Roll into balls
- Roll in the rainbow sprinkles to coat the “ice cream”
- Place on top of the ice cream cones. Press down slightly to help the balls stay in the ice cream cones.
Fun Tips for These Rice Krispie Ice Cream Cones
It’s no secret that this isn’t going to taste anything like a regular ice cream cone but the kids will still enjoy the taste and flavor. This is also a great recipe for a birthday party where you just don’t want to have to worry about a big mess being made either.
And the kids will love being able to add on their own toppings, too!