Rice Krispy Treat Kisses

If you are looking for a fun Valentine treat of a cute "I love you" gift, than these giant Krispy Treat kisses are perfect.  They aren't hard to make and are fun to eat, especially for that rare person who doesn't care for chocolate.  It is hard however, to shape and wrap the kisses perfectly - so be patient.  

You will need:

1.  2-3 Tbs. of butter

2.  One package (about 4 cups) of marshmallows

3.  Six cups of Rice Krispys

4.  A large pot and spoon

5.  A funnel

6.  Non-stick spray

7.  Aluminun foil

8.  Scissors

9.  A small amount of white paper

Rice Krispy treats shaped like Kisses
Marhsmallows melting in a pan.

Step 1.  Melt the marshmallows.

Melt the butter in a large pan.  Add the marshmallows and stir until they are melted.

Rice Krispy Treats in a pan.

Step 2.  Add the Rice Krispys.

Add the Rice Krispys.  Stir until they are evenly coated with the marshmallow mixture.  Allow them to sit until they are cool enough to handle.

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Rice Krispy Treats in a funnel

Step 3.  Mold the kisses

Coat the inside of the funnel with non-stick spray.  Fill the funnel with Kripsy Treats and press them in firmly.  Shake them out.  How many kisses you can make depends on the size of the funnel you use.

Aluminun foil cut into an X shape

Step 4.  Cut the wrapper.

Put each "kiss" in the center of a square of aluminum foil.  Cut the foil into a slight X shape, as shown.  You can skip this step, but the extra foil can make the wrapped kiss look lumpy and bulky.

The finished Rice Krispy Kiss.

Step 5.  Wrap the Rice Krispys.

Lift the ends of the foil and gently twist them so they wrap around the kiss.  Smooth the foil into place and twist the top together.  If desired, write a message on a small strip of paper, fold it in half, and slip it into the top of the wrapping.

Hershey's Kisses have been around for a long time.  In fact, they were intoduced in 1907!  The first Kisses were milk chocolate and that remains a popular flavor.  However, you can also find Kisses in dark and white chocolate and there are nutty and carmely versions too.  You can even order special Kisses with a personalized message on the plume!

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