Growing up, Rice Krispies treats were one of my favorite desserts, but now that I don't eat animal products they're no longer a part of my diet. I recently found out about new vegan marshmallows and decided to experiment—could these fun treats make their way back into my life?

Traditional Rice Krispies treats have both butter and gelatin in the recipe, neither of which are vegan. If you'd like to know more about the gelatin found in marshmallows, PETA has tons of great info on it. 

These fun treats can be brought to any party and can fool all of your non-vegan friends. The vegan marshmallows used in this recipe are Dandies marshmallows and can be bought from Amazon or in health food stores. So put on your favorite Halloween movie and start making these bad boys. 

Vegan Halloween Rice Krispie Treats

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:10 mins
  • Servings:16
  • Easy


  • 1/4 cup melted vegan margarine/butter
  • 1 package vegan marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies or similar cereal
  • Vegan candies/chocolate
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  • Step 1

    Melt vegan butter in sauce pan.

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  • Step 2

    Add marshmallows to melted butter and stir until melted.

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  • Step 3

    Pour mixture over rice cereal and stir until combined.

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  • Step 4

    Grease 9x13 inch pan and spread mixture evenly in pan. Decorate with vegan candies or chocolate and let cool. Cut into squares and enjoy!

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Now throw on your costume and bring these fun snacks to your next Halloween bash. Or curl up with your favorite Halloween movies and have as many animal-free products as your heart desires.