Does the man in your life love sports? If so, he’s going to love it when you give him a sports themed marshmallow Father’s Day treat!
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My hubby is pretty obsessed with Rice Krispie treats! He’s usually not much for sweets but he makes an exception for these. He’s a sports lover too so I thought it might be fun to combine the two into one delicious Father’s Day treat! It’s definitely better than a new tie, right?
Originally I was just planning to make football themed treats. Then I realized that I’d probably have some smaller pieces left when I cut out the footballs. Easy solution: I’d make baseballs too! The only problem was that I didn’t have a baseball cookie cutter. Instead of a trip to the store dragging two kids along with me, I did a little digging and came up with this Christmas ornament. Perfect! Once I cut off the top, I had my baseball.
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First step, of course, is to make the Rice Krispie treats. Don’t know how? It’s super easy and you can get the recipe here. Once you’ve made the recipe, spray a glass pan with cooking spray, pour your mixture in and spread it evenly. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes or until it’s firm enough to cut out your shapes without making a big, gooey mess.
Melt some Light Cocoa Candy Melts (I’m a little obsessed with candy melts these days), then cover the footballs. I actually frosted the bottom of the shapes because they were flatter than the top. Next, melt White Candy Melts and do the same with the baseballs.
I used cake decorating tips and red and white candy melts to add the details to the balls. If you don’t have cake decorating bags, just cut a small corner off a sandwich bag and add your melted candy and squeeze it out the corner. Now your delicious Father’s Day treats are ready for dad to enjoy!
Do you have a sports loving man at home? Is the way to his heart through his stomach too?