Get ready to bring out the green because St. Patrick's Day is coming soon. While this holiday has a tendency to be underrated and understated, it doesn't have to be. Redefine what it means to be green with this family favorite treat that will be sure to make you a little nostalgic. These crispy, marshmallowy bars are the perfect accompaniment to a festive Irish meal and they can be cut into different shapes for some extra fun. 

St. Patrick's Day Crispy Treat Bars

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:10 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1⁄4 cup margarine
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1⁄2-1 teaspoon green food coloring
  • 1 10 ounce package mini marshmallows
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Kim Clemons
  • Step 1

    Melt the margarine or butter in a large pot on low heat.

  • Step 2

    Add marshmallows and stir constantly.

  • Step 3

    Remove from heat and add the vanilla extract and green food coloring.

  • Step 4

    Add the cereal to the melted marshmallow mix and stir until well incorporated.

  • Step 5

    Press into a well-greased pan with a buttered spatula or buttered hands.

  • Step 6

    Let chill for an hour and cut into bars or shapes.