Spooky Jack-O-Lantern Rice Crispy Treats: A Gluten-Free Halloween Delight

Jack-O-Lantern Rice Crispy Treats:

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen and whip up some spooky and delicious treats. If you’re looking for a gluten-free Halloween treat that will impress kids and adults alike, look no further than Spooky Jack-O-Lantern Rice Crispy Treats! In this blog post, I’ll take you on a journey of creating these irresistible treats that are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.

The Gluten-Free Treat Inspiration:


To create these delightful treats, you’ll need the following gluten-free ingredients:

Rice Crispy cereal
Marshmallows (make sure they are gluten-free)
Butter or margarine (check for gluten-free options)
Orange food coloring
Black frosting
Green frosting

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Prepare a large mixing bowl and measure your desired amount of Rice Crispy cereal, ensuring it’s gluten-free.

In a saucepan, melt butter or margarine over low heat. Once melted, add marshmallows and stir until completely melted and smooth.

Add a few drops of orange food coloring to the melted marshmallow mixture, stirring well to distribute the color evenly.

Pour the melted marshmallow mixture over the Rice Crispy cereal. Use the Pampered Chef Bamboo Spoon or greased hands to mix everything together until well coated.

Place parchment paper on top of the Pampered Chef Half Sheet Pan and transfer the mixture into it. Use the bamboo spoon or a piece of parchment paper to press it down evenly.

Spooky Jack-O-Lantern Rice Crispy Treats: A Gluten-Free Halloween Delight 1

Use a pumpkin-shaped cookie cutter out of the Pampered Chef Stainless Steel Holiday Cookie Cutter Set to cut out Jack-O-Lantern shapes from the treats.

Use black and green frosting to create the steam and the Jack-O-Lantern face.

Let your Spooky Jack-O-Lantern Rice Crispy Treats set for a little longer, and then they’re ready to be enjoyed!


These Spooky Jack-O-Lantern Rice Crispy Treats are delicious and a great way to get into the Halloween spirit. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party, looking for a fun treat to make with the kids, or simply wanting to indulge in a festive dessert, this recipe is perfect. Watch the YouTube video for a visual guide through the process, and have a fantastic time creating these gluten-free delights for Halloween!

Remember to share your creations on social media using the hashtag #SpookyRiceCrispyTreats and tag me @alicias_ample_kitchen. I can’t wait to see your unique and spooky creations. Happy Halloween!

Alicia Louise Signature for the alicia louise lifestyle blog


Gluten-Free Spooky Jack-o-lantern rice crispy treats
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