Soccer Ball Rice Krispie Treats

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soccer shaped rice krispie treats

It’s been so fun to draw closer to friends, family and even complete strangers as we celebrate a goal for our favorite team during the big soccer match!  Yesterday as I watched the Ecuador vs France game with over 100 people on a large screen at the park I watched people exploding with joy, yelling “Goal!” with complete strangers.

Speaking of explosion of joy here’s a picture of mi familia during the Mexico game that my aunt shared with me. The picture before the one below, I could feel the coldness and tension in the room and I wasn’t even there. The Virgin Mary quietly sitting over them and the nail biting edginess in the room, as they anticipated the next shot and then I heard them thousands of miles away screaming, “GOAL!”, from the picture below.  The further your team goes the closer you get!

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It’s like the grandfather in the video, here, actually all of their expressions are priceless but abuelitos is my favorite. I love it! You can see for yourself.

You can’t celebrate something like futbol without food! So here’s a fun treat you can whip up and enjoy over the game. They really are easy, no baking or stovetop use involved!

The lovely thing about this recipe is that your kids can help you make it, there’s no stove. Enjoy cooking with your kids!

Soccer Ball Rice Krispie Treats

Ingredients:

  • 30 large marshmallows
  • 6 cups of rice cereal
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • white icing
  • black food coloring

1. In a microwave you’ll need to place 30 large marshmallows in a large microwave safe mixing bowl.

2. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to the marshmallows.

3. Place the bowl in a microwave for 1 minute. It will get really puffy so keep your eye on it. You may need to add a minute feel free to, it should have a creamy consistency like the marshmallow cream you buy at the store.

4. Add your 6 cups of rice cereal.

5. Mix with a spoon until the cereal is completely covered in the marshmallow goo.

6. Start pouring your mix onto a large cookie sheet that has sides, as shown below.

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7. Let it cool and solidfy some and then use a circle cookie cutter. I didn’t want mine to totally get hard to make the cutting easier so when it was still slightly soft I started cutting.

8. Cover the rice krispie treats with white icing.

9. Then take some of the white icing and add black food coloring to it.

10. Once the white icing has hardened some start adding the black to your soccer ball.

soccer ball cookies

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