Super Easy Rice Krispies Christmas Tree Lollipops
Rice Krispies Christmas Tree Lollipops.
It’s that time of year again!
If any of you know me, you know that I absolutely love Christmas! It is my favorite holiday and every year, the Christmas spirit hits around this time. One of the things that I love the most about this holidays is the act of giving.
While Christmas isn’t only about material things, I absolutely love the look on the faces of my kids and loved one when I gift them with exactly what they wanted. I think that every child and person should have this experience at least once during the holidays.
Unfortunately, for many kids across Canada, the holidays are missing a little bit of magic. While other children are joyfully unwrapping toys they have asked for all year-long, they are forced to go without.
This is why for the last three years we’ve taken part in the Treats for Toys program and encourage everyone to do so too!
Treats for Toys!
This year, you and all Canadians can make a huge difference just by making Rice Krispies treats! Kellogg’s Rice Krispies* and The Salvation Army have partnered together again for their third-annual Treats for Toys holiday program.
All you need to do is creating toy-shaped treats and upload a photo of their creations to RiceKrispies.ca. For every picture uploaded before December 21, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies will donate $20 to The Salvation Army to buy an actual toy for a child in need.
It’s that easy, fun and delicious to turn treats into toys and help make holiday magic happen for ALL kids in our communities.
Tastes good. Does good. Feels good.
In the first two years of the campaign, Canadians helped Kellogg’s Rice Krispies raise more than $60,000 for The Salvation Army to buy toys for children in need. This year, the tasty goodness of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies continues to offer little ways to make a big difference.
1) First, choose your favourite variety of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal to use as the base and add some snap, crackle and pop to your creation. For a limited time, Holiday Rice Krispies cereal adds a burst of festive colour to your toy-shaped treat; Rice Krispies Original cereal is the classic choice for traditionalists; Rice Krispies with Vanilla Flavour adds a hint of sweetness to the original wholesomeness of rice.
Rice Krispies Multi-Grain Shapes boosts the fun factor with whole grain, funky shapes and no artificial flavours or colours; and Rice Krispies Brown Rice Gluten-Free cereal is made with whole grain brown rice.
2) Create your toy-shaped treat using one of five Kellogg’s Rice Krispies recipes available on treatsfortoys.ca or design your own!
3) Take a picture of your treat and upload the photo to treatsfortoys.ca. You can also share your work of art on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #TreatsforToys.
4) For every photo received on the website before December 21, 2015, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies will donate $20 to The Salvation Army to buy a real toy for a child.
We decided to make Christmas trees, kind of like the little toy figurines we have when we set up our Christmas town. Not only are they festive but, they are portable AND delicious!
It was simple, we dyed the treats green and rolled it out really thin. I used a cookie cutter and then put the lollipop stick in the middle and then sandwiched it in.
I molded the two sides and then added candy ornaments. They’re a cute treat that you can bring to parties and they are kid-approved! Plus, it’s a great way to give back!
For more information, go to RiceKrispies.ca and add your creations to make sure that every child has a toy this year!
What will you make this year for Treats for Toys?
Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!
Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.
How cool are those. Best Christmas snack ever!!
I have to agree!
These are so colorful and pretty! And I bet they are delicious, too! Have to make some of these!
They were really tasty!
These trees are too cute!! I will have to make some over the holidays with the kiddies 🙂
Make sure you upload it so a child gets a toy this year! 🙂
These Christmas tree lollipops are adorable. It's so good to see them being made for such a good cause.
I agree, it is a great cause!
That's the best! I love Rice Krispies treats, and these are the cutest ever.
Best Christmas treat ever! I can't wait to make these. I think I'll put a plate out on our Christmas table.
Thanks, they are pretty cute!
Those are super cute and so clever! I think my kids would love it if I made these for them.
They sure love them!
These are adorable! My kids would love them especially being green. What fun!
LOL, my girls loved the color too.
These are SO cute! I cannot wait to make them for my daughter's class!
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They are so easy!
These are adorable and perfect for the cold winter month leading to Christmas! Kids would love these!
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They are fun!
These are adorable and they look mighty tasty! I'm going to have to check out the treats people upload for the Treats for Toys program!
Yes, you totally should!
Those do look super easy to make! The kids would have a blast decorating them too!
They really are!
These are so cute! Rice Krispy treats are always a welcome addition to any Holiday gathering. You did a great job, and I bet they taste awesome.
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These Christmas tree treats look tasty. I am a huge fan of Rice Krispies.
Plus, it is for a good cause!
What a fun easy treat that kids could help with! A great alternative to the laborious Christmas cookie. Pinned it!
It is super easy!
I'm so excited that it's time for Christmas crafts and treats again! It's my family's favorite holiday!
Treats for Toys is an amazing program. I will have to make some Rice Crispy treats tonight.
I love it! Every child should have a gift.
It's hard to believe that it's time to be thinking about Christmas treats already! I can't believe how fast this year has gone by. Those are adorable Christmas tree rice krispies!
It really has flown by, I like to get a head start on Treats for Toys early though!
These are adorable! I can't wait to make this. The girls will totally love this.
They are fun to eat, that is for sure!
What a great idea to make these cuties into lollipops. No sticky fingers to deal with!
Those Christmas Tree Rice Krispie treats are adorable. I love these contests where photo entries raise money for such a worthy charity as The Salvation Army.
Me too, it is so easy to give back.
These rice trees are so cute and perfect for the upcoming season! I love how easy rice cereal is to work with!
Yum,i bet these are just delicious and so pretty with the bright colors
I have Rice Krispies on my grocery list!! 🙂
We made these this weekend that passed and it made for a few hours of fun, thanks!
These are super adorable!
Wow,can you believe it’s almost that time of year again !