4th of July Rice Krispie treat ice cream cones

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4th of July Rice Krispie treat ice cream cones

Aren’t these 4th of July Rice Krispie treat ice cream cones a fun dessert for your Independence Day bbq or picnic? They are so easy to make and will be a big hit with kids and adults alike. Just a few ingredients is all it takes to make them too.

4th of July Rice Krispie treat ice cream cones

If you can make traditional Rice Krispie treats, you are going to be able to make these no problem. They are as tasty as they are cute and festive. You can make these for other holidays and events as well. Change up the sprinkles and you have a snack for any time of year.

Here is the recipe:
6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
15oz marshmallows
3 Tablespoons softened butter
1 cup Light cocoa candy melts
10 ice cream cones
4th of July sprinkles
4th of July nonpareil sprinkles

Large microwave safe mixing bowl
Small microwave safe bowl
Non stick cooking spray

In your microwave safe bowl combine your butter and marshmallows and heat for 1-2 minutes. Microwave for 1 minute, and then do for 30 second intervals until marshmallows get puffy and butter is melted. Stir to combine.

Mix in the Rice Krispie cereal and let it cool in the bowl.

While that sets, heat the candy melts in a microwave safe bowl for 3-4 minutes stirring every 30 seconds. Do it on 50% power if possible.

Hold the ice cream cone upside down and dip in the melted chocolate. Shake off the excess chocolate.

Coat the melted chocolate portion of your ice cream cone in the sprinkles right away before it hardens. You can sprinkle them to just add a few, or have some in a bowl and dip the cone into the sprinkles. Place them in the freezer to harden.

Scoop out a handful of your set up Rice Krispies and press into the ice cream cone, shaping it into a scoop of ice cream shape.

Carefully press on more sprinkles onto the Rice Krispie scoop.

Now your festive 4th of July snack is ready to enjoy!

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