Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

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Calling all unicorn lovers! This recipe is for you. The flavor and bright colors are going to be your new favorite treat!

For more colorful and magical ideas, have a look at my list of Fun Unicorn Snacks to Make at Home.

These ice cream cups are not only delicious, but they’re also super pretty. They would make the perfect dessert for any party or special occasion.

Imagine a soft and creamy vanilla ice cream cup, topped with colorful rainbow sprinkles and a delicious Rice Krispies Treat. Doesn’t that sound amazing? It’s like eating your favorite childhood treat in an adult way.

Read on to know how to make these Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups today!

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

I’m always looking for unique and fun dessert recipes. Making my own ice cream cups was really, really simple! The kids went crazy over the look, and I can’t blame them!

We’re HUGE unicorn fans, so these just were meant to be. We like to whip these up for a hot summer day, but they’re great for Unicorn birthday parties and more.

I can’t wait to hear how you decide to serve and share them with others!

Be sure to check out my White Chocolate Unicorn Bark Recipe as well for another delicious unicorn treat!

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Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups Recipe

Kids love unicorns, and moms love easy recipes. So what could be better than Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups?

These simple treats are sure to please both kids and moms alike. Just a few ingredients are needed to make these magical cups.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

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Throwing a unicorn-themed party? Have a look at these supplies from Etsy that you must have.

Get the Pastel Unicorn Sprinkle Mix and make your desserts extra special. Also, don’t forget these cute Unicorn Plates for a complete magical party.

Pastel Unicorn Sprinkle Mix
Unicorn Plates

Ingredients

Kellogg's, Rice Krispies Cereal, 440g/15.5oz., {Imported from Canada}Kellogg’s, Rice Krispies Cereal, 440g/15.5oz., {Imported from Canada}Jet-Puffed Mini Marshmallows (4 ct Pack, 7 oz Resealable Bags)Jet-Puffed Mini Marshmallows (4 ct Pack, 7 oz Resealable Bags)Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, Salted, 32 oz (Four, 8 oz Bars)Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter, Salted, 32 oz (Four, 8 oz Bars)

 

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

Directions:

  1. Over low heat, melt the butter in a pot.
Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

2. Add marshmallows, then stir often until melted.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

3. Divide the melted marshmallows into 3 heat-safe bowls. Quickly add 6 drops of one color food coloring to each bowl, and stir.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

4. Stir in 2 cups of cereal in each bowl. If the marshmallows start to get stiff before adding cereal, you can heat the bowl in the microwave for 20 seconds to soften it again.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

5. Grease a 12 cavity muffin tin.

6. Add a spoonful of each color to each muffin cavity, and use a spoon to form it around the entire cavity, making a bowl. Butter the spoon or your fingers when forming the bowls to make it easier.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

7. Allow setting for about 1 hour before adding ice cream.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

Since this recipe makes 12 cups, you can easily make these and share them with family and friends! It’s always fun to share a sweet treat.

Will these get soggy as the ice cream melts?

After a little bit of time, they may start to get soggy, but more than likely, you’ll have eaten them all by then.

Since the bowl is edible, just treat it like an ice cream cone and gobble the entire thing up!

Can I change up the colors?

You bet! If you want to change up the look, go for it. Choose a different color and have a blast. You can use this for different times of the year and change up the colors accordingly.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy recipe that will make all your unicorn dreams come true, look no further than our Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups.

These cups are simple to make and delightful to eat. Plus, they’re perfect for any unicorn-lover out there. Download the recipe below and get started.

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

Unicorn Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cups

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Try this delicious recipe and turn your regular ice cream into something magical!

Ingredients

  • 6 cups crisped rice cereal
  • 10 oz mini marshmallows
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • Red, yellow, and blue food coloring

Instructions

  1. Over low heat, melt the butter in a pot.
  2. Add marshmallows, then stir often, until melted.
  3. Divide the melted marshmallows into 3 heat-safe bowls. Quickly add 6 drops of one color food coloring to each bowl, and stir.
  4. Stir in 2 cups of cereal in each bowl. If the marshmallows start to get stiff before adding cereal, you can heat the bowl in the microwave for 20 seconds to soften it again.
  5. Grease a 12 cavity muffin tin.
  6. Add a spoonful of each color to each muffin cavity, and use a spoon to form it around the entire cavity, making a bowl. Butter the spoon or your fingers when forming the bowls to make it easier.
  7. Allow setting for about 1 hour before adding ice cream.

Notes

Makes 12 cups

Storage: Airtight Container



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If you love this recipe, be sure to take a look at some of our other amazing unicorn recipes or Rice Krispies recipes too!

More Unicorn Recipes

You can never have too many unicorn recipes, so here are some others that I think you’ll love. Create a unicorn snacking day and make all these fun treats!

White Chocolate Unicorn Bark Recipe

Magic Unicorn Pudding Recipe

Unicorn Popcorn Recipe

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